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Walsingham

[wawl-sing-uhm]
noun
Sir Francis, c1530–90, English statesman: secretary of state 1573–90.
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Walsingham1 (ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm)
 
n
a village in E England, in Norfolk: remains of a medieval priory; site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

Walsingham2 (ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm)
 
n
Sir Francis. ?1530--90, English statesman. As secretary of state (1573--90) to Elizabeth I he developed a system of domestic and foreign espionage and uncovered several plots against the Queen

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