Beaumont definition by Webster's New World
Beaumont, Francis 1584-1616; Eng. dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher
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city in SE Tex., on the Neches River: pop. 114,000
Origin: after J. Beaumont: so named by his brother-in-law, Henry Millard, who purchased land for a town site (1835)
Beaumont definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southeast Texas north-northeast of Houston. A ship canal links the city with the Gulf of Mexico. Population: 110,000.
, Francis 1584-1616.
English poet and playwright. He wrote his major works, including The Maid's Tragedy (1611), The Coxcomb (1612), and The Knight of Malta (1619), with John Fletcher.
, William 1785-1853.
American surgeon whose Physiology of Digestion (1833) revolutionized the study of gastric digestion.