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Salis·bur·y

 (sôlz′bĕr′ē, -brē)
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.
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Salisbury

(ˈsɔːlzbərɪ; -brɪ)
n
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

Salisbury

(ˈsɔːlzbərɪ; -brɪ)
n
(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
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Salis•bur•y

(ˈsɔlzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, -bri)

n.
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.
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Noun1.Salisbury - the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
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The aircraft later reposed as a gate guard outside the New Sarum (now Harare International Airport) air base.
Its decline was sparked by the rise of narby New Sarum - now Salisbury.
Tucked between chapters on the first New Sarum years and the final flowering is a chapter that returns to Exeter, this time to reveal the remarkable articulation of the liturgy under John de Grandisson (1328-1369), a man obsessed with detail.