Definition of Balfour, Arthur James in English:

Balfour, Arthur James

proper noun

  • 1st Earl of Balfour (1848–1930), British Conservative statesman, prime minister 1902–5. In 1917, in his capacity as Foreign Secretary, Balfour issued the declaration in favour of a Jewish national home in Palestine that came to be known as the Balfour Declaration.

Pronunciation:

Balfour, Arthur James

/ˈbalfə/