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Salop Line breaks: Salop
Pronunciation: /ˈsaləp/

Definition of Salop in English:

another name for Shropshire. It was the official name of the county 1974–80.


Abbreviation of Anglo-Norman French Salopesberie, a corruption of Old English Scrobbesbyrig 'Shrewsbury'.

Words that rhyme with Salop

callop, escallop, escalope, gallop, galop, shallop

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