Definitions for walpoleˈwɔlˌpoʊl, ˈwɒl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Wal•poleˈwɔlˌpoʊl, ˈwɒl-(n.)

  1. Horace, 4th Earl of Orford (Horatio Walpole), 1717–97, English author (son of Sir Robert Walpole).

    Category: Biography

  2. Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand.

    Category: Biography

  3. Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford, 1676–1745, British prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Walpole, Horace Walpole, Horatio Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford(noun)

    English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)

  2. Walpole, Robert Walpole, Sir Robert Walpole, First Earl of Orford(noun)

    Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)

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  1. Walpole(ProperNoun)

    from either of two places in Norfolk and Suffolk.

  2. Walpole(ProperNoun)

    Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, English politician and writer.

  3. Walpole(ProperNoun)

    The name of several towns or cities.

  4. Origin: From words for "wall pool".

Freebase

  1. Walpole

    Walpole is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. It is located about 13 miles south of Downtown Boston and 23.5 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island. The population was 24,070 at the 2010 census. Walpole was first settled in 1659 and was considered a part of Dedham until officially incorporated in 1724. The town was named after Sir Robert Walpole, de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain. Walpole has gained a reputation as a Republican stronghold in Massachusetts, with the town voting for both Republican Mitt Romney and Republican Scott Brown in the 2012 election cycle.

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