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Salisbury

[ sawlz-ber-ee, -buh-ree, -bree or, especially for 4, 5, salz- ]
/ ˈsɔlzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, -bri or, especially for 4, 5, ˈsælz- /
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noun
Harrison, 1908–93, U.S. journalist and writer.
Robert Arthur Tal·bot Gas·coyne Cecil [tawl-buht -gas-koin, tal-], /ˈtɔl bət ˈgæs kɔɪn, ˈtæl-/, 3rd Marquis of, 1830–1903, British statesman: prime minister 1885–86, 1886–92, 1895–1902.
former name of Harare.
a city in Wiltshire, in southern England: known for its cathedral.
a city in central North Carolina.
a city in eastern Maryland.
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British Dictionary definitions for Salisbury (1 of 2)

Salisbury1
/ (ˈsɔːlzbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun
the former name (until 1982) of Harare
a city in S Australia: an industrial suburb of N Adelaide. Pop: 118 422 (2006)
a city in S England, in SE Wiltshire: nearby Old Sarum was the site of an Early Iron Age hill fort; its cathedral (1220–58) has the highest spire in England. Pop: 43 355 (2001)Ancient name: Sarum Official name: New Sarum

British Dictionary definitions for Salisbury (2 of 2)

Salisbury2
/ (ˈsɔːlzbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun
Robert Gascoyne Cecil (ˈɡæskɔɪn), 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. 1830–1903, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1885–86; 1886–92; 1895–1902). His greatest interest was in foreign and imperial affairs
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