- a county in W England. 1348 sq. mi. (3490 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for salopian
This is a Salopian apple, great bearer, of a good size, and a little flatted.British Pomology
The composition of which printing-rollers are made was discovered by a Salopian printer.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical
Frank H. Stauffer
But Bob was not to be coaxed or bantered out of his determination to stay by his brother Salopian.Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!
The distinctive mark of the Caughley porcelain is supposed to be the letter S., and some pieces bear the mark "Salopian."Notes and Queries for Worcestershire
- a native or inhabitant of Shropshire
- of or relating to Shropshire or its inhabitants
from Salop, a former name of Shropshire
- a former name (1974–80) of Shropshire
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Word Origin and History for salopian
"pertaining to Shropshire;" see Shropshire.
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