Sar·​um ˈser-əm How to pronounce Sarum (audio)
: of or relating to the Roman rite as modified in Salisbury and used in England, Wales, and Ireland before the Reformation

Word History


Sarum, old borough near Salisbury, England

First Known Use

1570, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sarum was in 1570

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Cite this Entry

“Sarum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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