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Salop

[sal-uh p] /ˈsæl əp/
noun
1.
a county in W England. 1348 sq. mi. (3490 sq. km).
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Salopian
[suh-loh-pee-uh n] /səˈloʊ pi ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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  • The composition of which printing-rollers are made was discovered by a salopian printer.

  • The distinctive mark of the Caughley porcelain is supposed to be the letter S., and some pieces bear the mark "salopian."

  • This is a salopian apple, great bearer, of a good size, and a little flatted.

    British Pomology Robert Hogg
  • But Bob was not to be coaxed or bantered out of his determination to stay by his brother salopian.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo! Clive Phillipps-Wolley
British Dictionary definitions for salopian

Salopian

/səˈləʊpjən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Shropshire
adjective
2.
of or relating to Shropshire or its inhabitants
Word Origin
from Salop, a former name of Shropshire

Salop

/ˈsæləp/
noun
1.
a former name (1974–80) of Shropshire
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Word Origin and History for salopian

Salopian

adj.

"pertaining to Shropshire;" see Shropshire.

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