Salopian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Salop (an abbreviation of Anglo-Norman Salopesberia, from Old English Scrobbesbyrig (Shropshire)) +‎ -ian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Salopian (plural Salopians)

  1. A person from Shropshire.
    • 1723, Charles Walker, Memoirs of Sally Salisbury, I:
      I [] find her Recorded a SALOPIAN, and that the good Town of SHREWSBURY boasts the Honour of her Birth.
  2. A pupil of Shrewsbury School

Adjective[edit]

Salopian (comparative more Salopian, superlative most Salopian)

  1. (UK) of or from Shropshire
  2. (UK, chiefly Shropshire) of or from Shrewsbury

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