Stanhope

[ stan-hohp, stan-uh p ]
/ ˈstænˌhoʊp, ˈstæn əp /

noun

James, 1st Earl Stanhope,1673–1721, British soldier and statesman: prime minister 1717–18.
Philip Dor·mer [dawr-mer] /ˈdɔr mər/. Chesterfield, 4th Earl of.

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British Dictionary definitions for james stanhope (1 of 2)

stanhope
/ (ˈstænəp) /

noun

a light one-seater carriage with two or four wheels

Word Origin for stanhope

C18: named after Fitzroy Stanhope (1787–1864), English clergyman for whom it was first built

British Dictionary definitions for james stanhope (2 of 2)

Stanhope
/ (ˈstænəp) /

noun

Charles, 3rd Earl. 1753–1816, British radical politician and scientist. His inventions included two calculating machines, a microscope lens, and a stereotyping machine
his grandfather, James, 1st Earl. 1673–1721, British soldier and statesman; George I's chief minister (1717–21). He fought under Marlborough in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) and negotiated the Triple Alliance with France and Holland (1717)
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