[ hamp-duhn, ham- ]
/ ˈhæmp dən, ˈhæm- /
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John, 1594–1643, British statesman who defended the rights of the House of Commons against Charles I.
Walter Walter Hampden Dougherty, 1879–1955, U.S. actor.
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How to use Hampden in a sentence
Hampden had asked of those who formed the earlier deputation, and the answer had been, "Three days!"The Secret of the League|Ernest Bramah
His Hampden and his Burleigh remain among his finest and most inspiring historical paintings.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII|John Lord
Springfield of to-day is a thriving city of about 50,000, and is the county seat of Hampden County.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback|Willard Glazier
John Hampden was taxed twenty shillings—he refused to pay, though he knew well the fate of Richard Chambers a few years before.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
Hampden deserved no more honourable name than that of the “zealot of rebellion.”
British Dictionary definitions for Hampden
/ (ˈhæmpdən, ˈhæmdən) /
John. 1594–1643, English statesman; one of the leaders of the Parliamentary opposition to Charles I
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