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Thorpe

[thawrp] /θɔrp/
noun
1.
James Francis ("Jim") 1888–1953, U.S. track-and-field athlete and football and baseball player.
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British Dictionary definitions for Thorpe

thorp

/θɔːp/
noun (in place names)
1.
a small village
Word Origin
Old English; related to Old Norse thorp village, Old High German dorf, Gothic thaurp

Thorpe

/θɔːp/
noun
1.
Ian. born 1982, Australian swimmer; won three gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games, six gold medals at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, and two gold medals at the 2004 Olympic Games.
2.
James Francis. 1888–1953, American football player and athlete: Olympic pentathlon and decathlon champion (1912)
3.
Jeremy. born 1929, British politician; leader of the Liberal party (1967–76)
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