Definitions for walpoleˈwɔlˌpoʊl, ˈwɒl-
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Horace, 4th Earl of Orford (Horatio Walpole), 1717–97, English author (son of Sir Robert Walpole).
Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand.
Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford, 1676–1745, British prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42.
Walpole, Horace Walpole, Horatio Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford(noun)
English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
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)
from either of two places in Norfolk and Suffolk.
Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, English politician and writer.
The name of several towns or cities.
Origin: From words for "wall pool".