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[sal-uh p]
  1. a county in W England. 1348 sq. mi. (3490 sq. km).
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Related formsSa·lo·pi·an [suh-loh-pee-uh n] /səˈloʊ pi ən/, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for salop

Historical Examples

  • Memorandum:—Billingsley (a village) is in the countie of Salop.

    Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)

    John Aubrey

  • Cornwall of Salop bore the same, except that he made his lion reguardant.

  • Salop, and was summoned as a baron in her right; but it 287 ended with their son.

  • Why, brother Wilfull of Salop, you may be as short as a Shrewsbury cake, if you please.

    The Way of the World

    William Congreve

  • "Yes, that is what you are—salop," echoed the lower berth lady.

    Christopher and Columbus

    Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim

British Dictionary definitions for salop


  1. a former name (1974–80) of Shropshire
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