- The ecclesiastical name of Salisbury. Abbreviations were very common in Latin documents and the Latin name Sarisburia was abbreviated to Sarz. This may later have been misread and transcribed as Sarum.
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Sarum — could be*Salisbury, United Kingdom, or New Sarum , a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England *Old Sarum, the ruins of the former settlement in England, 2 miles north of modern Salisbury, UK *Sarum Rite, the major liturgical rite in England prior to… … Wikipedia
Sarum — Sarum, Pachthof, s. Oldfarum … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
Sarum — (spr. ßǟröm, Old und New S.), s. Salisbury 1) … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
Sarum — DEC … Deutsch Wikipedia
sarum — ˈsa(a)rəm adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Sarum (now Old Sarum), extinct borough and city near Salisbury in the county of Wiltshire, England : of or relating to Sarum, diocese of Salisbury, England, in the late medieval p … Useful english dictionary
Sarum — I. adjective Etymology: Sarum, old borough near Salisbury, England Date: 1570 of or relating to the Roman rite as modified in Salisbury and used in England, Wales, and Ireland before the Reformation II. geographical name Old Sarum … New Collegiate Dictionary
SARUM — I. SARUM oppid. Arabiae Felicis Ptol. II. SARUM urbs Episcopalis Angliae, sub Archiepiscopo Cantuariensi. Vide Saruberia … Hofmann J. Lexicon universale
Sarum — /ˈsɛərəm/ (say sairruhm) noun site of an ancient and medieval city in Wiltshire, 3 km north of Salisbury. Also, Old Sarum … Australian English dictionary
•sarum — (G). A broom … Dictionary of word roots and combining forms
sarum — sar·um … English syllables