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Salop

[sal-uh p]
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noun
  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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Historical Examples

  • This is a Salopian apple, great bearer, of a good size, and a little flatted.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • The composition of which printing-rollers are made was discovered by a Salopian printer.

  • But Bob was not to be coaxed or bantered out of his determination to stay by his brother Salopian.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley

  • The distinctive mark of the Caughley porcelain is supposed to be the letter S., and some pieces bear the mark "Salopian."


British Dictionary definitions for salopian

Salopian

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Shropshire
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Shropshire or its inhabitants
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Word Origin

from Salop, a former name of Shropshire

Salop

noun
  1. a former name (1974–80) of Shropshire
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Word Origin and History for salopian

Salopian

adj.

"pertaining to Shropshire;" see Shropshire.

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