stanhope

[stan-hohp, stan-uh p]

Origin of stanhope

1795–1805; named after Fitzroy Stanhope (1787–1864), British clergyman

Stanhope

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

noun
  1. 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

Stanhope

noun
  1. Charles, 3rd Earl. 1753–1816, British radical politician and scientist. His inventions included two calculating machines, a microscope lens, and a stereotyping machine
  2. 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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