Burry vs. Bury

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Main Difference

The main difference between Burry and Bury is that the Burry is a family name and Bury is a town in Greater Manchester, England.

  • Burry

    Burry is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

    Andrew George Burry (1873–1975), businessman, manufacturer and philanthropist

    Harold Burry (1912–1992), head football coach at Westminster College

    Hugh Burry (1930–2013), New Zealand rugby union player

    Lester Burry (1898–1977), United Church minister

    Mark Burry (21st century), New Zealand architect

    Michael Burry, American investment fund manager

  • Bury

    Bury (, locally also ) is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Irwell 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east of Bolton, 5.9 miles (9.5 km) southwest of Rochdale and 7.9 miles (12.7 km) northwest of Manchester. Bury is the administrative centre of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, and had a population of 78,723 in 2015; the borough had a population of 187,474 in 2011.

    Historically part of Lancashire, Bury emerged in the Industrial Revolution as a mill town manufacturing textiles.

    Bury is known for its open-air Bury Market and the traditional local dish, black pudding. The Manchester Metrolink tram system has a terminus in the town.

    Bury-born Sir Robert Peel was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and founded the Metropolitan Police and Conservative Party. The Peel Memorial stands outside Bury parish church and the Peel Monument on Holcombe Hill, Ramsbottom, overlooking the borough.

  • Burry (adjective)

    Abounding in burs.

    “burry wool”

  • Bury (verb)

    To ritualistically inter in a grave or tomb.

  • Bury (verb)

    To place in the ground.

    “bury a bone;”

    “bury the embers”

  • Bury (verb)

    To hide or conceal as if by covering with earth or another substance.

    “she buried her face in the pillow;”

    “they buried us in paperwork”

  • Bury (verb)

    To suppress and hide away in one’s mind.

    “secrets kept buried; she buried her shame and put on a smiling face.”

  • Bury (verb)

    To put an end to; to abandon.

    “They buried their argument and shook hands.”

  • Bury (verb)

    To score a goal.

  • Bury (verb)

    To kill or murder.

  • Bury (noun)

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  • Bury (noun)

    A borough; a manor


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