Walpole

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Wal·​pole | \ ˈwȯl-ˌpōl How to pronounce Walpole (audio) , ˈwäl- \

Definition of Walpole

 (Entry 1 of 4)

Horace 1717–1797 originally Horatio Walpole 4th Earl of Orford \ ˈȯr-​fərd How to pronounce Walpole (audio) \ English author

Walpole

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Definition of Walpole (Entry 2 of 4)

Sir Hugh Seymour 1884–1941 English novelist

Walpole

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Definition of Walpole (Entry 3 of 4)

Sir Robert 1676–1745 1st Earl of Orford; father of Horace Walpole English statesman

Walpole

geographical name
Wal·​pole | \ ˈwȯl-ˌpōl How to pronounce Walpole (audio) , ˈwäl- \

Definition of Walpole (Entry 4 of 4)

town in eastern Massachusetts southwest of Boston population 24,070

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Biographical name (3)

Walpolian \ wȯl-​ˈpō-​lē-​ən How to pronounce Walpolian (audio) , wäl-​ \ adjective

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“Walpole.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Walpole. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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