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Clarendon

[ klar-uhn-duhn ]
/ ˈklær ən dən /
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noun
Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of, 1609–74, British statesman and historian.
Council of, the ecumenical council (1164) occasioned by the opposition of Thomas à Becket to Henry II.
(lowercase)Printing. a condensed form of printing type, like roman in outline but with thicker serifs.
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British Dictionary definitions for Clarendon (1 of 3)

clarendon
/ (ˈklærəndən) /

noun
printing a style of boldface roman type

Word Origin for clarendon

C20: named after the Clarendon Press at Oxford University

British Dictionary definitions for Clarendon (2 of 3)

Clarendon1
/ (ˈklærəndən) /

noun
a village near Salisbury in S England: site of a council held by Henry II in 1164 that produced a code of laws (the Constitutions of Clarendon) defining relations between church and state

British Dictionary definitions for Clarendon (3 of 3)

Clarendon2
/ (ˈklærəndən) /

noun
1st Earl of, title of Edward Hyde. 1609–74, English statesman and historian; chief adviser to Charles II (1660–67); author of History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England (1704–07)
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