Fitzwilliam Museum

/ (ˌfɪtzˈwɪljəm) /

noun

a museum, attached to Cambridge University and founded in 1816, noted esp for its paintings and collections devoted to the applied arts

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Word Origin for Fitzwilliam Museum

C19: named after the 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, who donated the first collection

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