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[an-suh n] /ˈæn sən/ (Show IPA), 1820–70, U.S. diplomat.
a city in W California, S of San Francisco.
Contemporary Examples

These are just a small sample of the type of statements Burlingame has made.
The 9/11 Museum’s Muslim Problem Dean Obeidallah April 28, 2014

Historical Examples

Jadiver was weaponless, and aside from warning Burlingame, he couldn’t help.
Tangle Hold F. L. Wallace

He had come up too late from Burlingame to do more than meet the party there.
The Coast of Chance Esther Chamberlain

Jadiver had warned him and if Burlingame was willing to risk it, that was up to him.
Tangle Hold F. L. Wallace

Burlingame’s advice was subtler, but it came to much the same thing.
The Ordeal of Mark Twain Van Wyck Brooks

Our distinguished representative in China, Mr. Burlingame, entered upon it with characteristic ardor.
Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 18 (of 20) Charles Sumner

“That was our principle and we stuck by it,” continued Burlingame.
With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford

Orlando had little evil in his nature; his eyes did not look towards Tralee as did Burlingame’s eyes.
Wild Youth, Volume Complete Gilbert Parker

Mr. Burlingame assures me, with tears in his eyes, that this is what he always said.
Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20) Charles Sumner

Burlingame and Miss Stimson were both route makers and pace makers.
With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford


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