Walsingham

[ wawl-sing-uhm ]
/ ˈwɔl sɪŋ əm /

noun

Sir Francis, c1530–90, English statesman: secretary of state 1573–90.

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British Dictionary definitions for Walsingham (1 of 2)

Walsingham1
/ (ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm) /

noun

a village in E England, in Norfolk: remains of a medieval priory; site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

British Dictionary definitions for Walsingham (2 of 2)

Walsingham2
/ (ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm) /

noun

Sir Francis. ?1530–90, English statesman. As secretary of state (1573–90) to Elizabeth I he developed a system of domestic and foreign espionage and uncovered several plots against the Queen
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