Sarum

adjective
Sar·​um | \ ˈser-əm How to pronounce Sarum (audio) \

Definition of Sarum

: of or relating to the Roman rite as modified in Salisbury and used in England, Wales, and Ireland before the Reformation

First Known Use of Sarum

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sarum

Sarum, old borough near Salisbury, England

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The first known use of Sarum was in 1570

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