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Stanhope

[stan-hohp, stan-uh p] /ˈstænˌhoʊp, ˈstæn əp/
noun
1.
James, 1st Earl Stanhope, 1673–1721, British soldier and statesman: prime minister 1717–18.
2.
Philip Dormer
[dawr-mer] /ˈdɔr mər/ (Show IPA),
Chesterfield, 4th Earl of.
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stanhope

/ˈstænəp/
noun
1.
a light one-seater carriage with two or four wheels
Word Origin
C18: named after Fitzroy Stanhope (1787–1864), English clergyman for whom it was first built

Stanhope

/ˈstænəp/
noun
1.
Charles, 3rd Earl. 1753–1816, British radical politician and scientist. His inventions included two calculating machines, a microscope lens, and a stereotyping machine
2.
his grandfather, James, 1st Earl. 1673–1721, British soldier and statesman; George I's chief minister (1717–21). He fought under Marlborough in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) and negotiated the Triple Alliance with France and Holland (1717)
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