stan·​hope | \ ˈsta-nəp How to pronounce stanhope (audio) \

Definition of stanhope

: a gig, buggy, or phaeton typically having a high seat and closed back

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Recent Examples on the Web Stanhope next week: Doug Stanhope headlines the Cleveland Improv also on Thursday, June 29. Michael K. Mcintyre,, "Hilarities hosts Ronald McDonald House fundraiser June 29, plus this week's comedy lineups," 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of stanhope

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stanhope

Fitzroy Stanhope †1864 British clergyman

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“Stanhope.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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