Thorpe

[thawrp]
noun
James Francis ("Jim") 1888–1953, U.S. track-and-field athlete and football and baseball player.
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thorp or thorpe (θɔːp)
 
n
a small village
 
[Old English; related to Old Norse thorp village, Old High German dorf, Gothic thaurp]
 
thorpe or thorpe
 
n
 
[Old English; related to Old Norse thorp village, Old High German dorf, Gothic thaurp]

Thorpe (θɔːp)
 
n
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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It is argued that thorpe park is in fact located in chertsey.
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