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Clarendon

[klar-uh n-duh n] /ˈklær ən dən/
noun
1.
Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of, 1609–74, British statesman and historian.
2.
Council of, the ecumenical council (1164) occasioned by the opposition of Thomas à Becket to Henry II.
3.
(lowercase) Printing. a condensed form of printing type, like roman in outline but with thicker serifs.
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British Dictionary definitions for edward hyde clarendon, 1st earl

clarendon

/ˈklærəndən/
noun
1.
(printing) a style of boldface roman type
Word Origin
C20: named after the Clarendon Press at Oxford University

Clarendon1

/ˈklærəndən/
noun
1.
a village near Salisbury in S England: site of a council held by Henry II in 1164 that produced a code of laws (the Constitutions of Clarendon) defining relations between church and state

Clarendon2

/ˈklærəndən/
noun
1.
1st Earl of, title of Edward Hyde. 1609–74, English statesman and historian; chief adviser to Charles II (1660–67); author of History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England (1704–07)
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