Definition of stanhope in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstanˌhōp/ Pronunciation: /ˈstanəp/


A light open horse-drawn carriage for one person, with two or four wheels.
Example sentences
  • They found the Stanhope drawn by a big grey awaiting them.


Early 19th century: named after Fitzroy Stanhope (1787–1864), an English clergyman for whom the first one was made.

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Syllabification: stan·hope

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