Meaning of Walpole

Wal•pole

Pronunciation: (wôl'pōl", wol'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (Horatio Walpole), 1717–97, English novelist and essayist (son of Sir Robert Walpole).
  2. 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand.
  3. 1676–1745, British statesman: prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42.
  4. a city in E Massachusetts. 18,859.
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