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1. A city of southern England northwest of Southampton on the edge of Salisbury Plain, a chalky plateau that is the site of Stonehenge. The city was chartered in 1220 and developed around its noted cathedral.
2. See Harare.
1. (Placename) the former name (until 1982) of Harare
2. (Placename) a city in S Australia: an industrial suburb of N Adelaide. Pop: 118 422 (2006)
3. (Placename) a city in S England, in SE Wiltshire: nearby Old Sarum was the site of an Early Iron Age hill fort; its cathedral (1220–58) has the highest spire in England. Pop: 43 355 (2001). Ancient name: Sarum Official name: New Sarum
(Biography) Robert Gascoyne Cecil (ˈɡæskɔɪn), 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. 1830–1903, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1885–86; 1886–92; 1895–1902). His greatest interest was in foreign and imperial affairs
Salis•bur•y(ˈsɔlzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, -bri)
1. Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil, 3rd Marquis of, 1830–1903, British prime minister 1885–86, 1886–92, 1895–1902.
2. former name of Harare.
3. a city in Wiltshire, in S England: cathedral. 109,800.