Definition of Cromwell

1. Noun. English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658).

Exact synonyms: Ironsides, Oliver Cromwell
Generic synonyms: Full General, General, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
Derivative terms: Cromwellian



Definition of Cromwell

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English habitational from=Old English dot=) from either of several placenames. ¹

2. Proper noun. Oliver Cromwell, English military leader, politician, and dictator, or his son Richard Cromwell. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cromwell

Crocodylia
Crocodylidae
Crocodylus
Crocodylus niloticus
Crocodylus porosus
Crocq's disease
Crocus sativus
Crocuta
Crocuta crocuta
Croesus
Croft
Crohn
Crohn's disease
Croix de Guerre
Croker
Cromwell
Cromwellian
Cromwellians
Cronartium
Cronartium ribicola
Crone
Cronenbergian
Crones
Cronos
Cronus
Crooke's granules
Crooke's hyaline change
Crooke's hyaline degeneration
Crookes

Literary usage of Cromwell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1856)
"Thus : HENRY KING : " Believed the vessel was in danger of being taken by them : thinks cromwell the head man : thinks they have been engaged in it ever ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"So much as precedes the earliest still extant Letters, I subjoin here in the form most convenient. CHAPTER in. OF THE cromwell KINDRED. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1901)
"Oliver cromwell and the rule of the Puritans in England. By Charles Firth. ... The Speeches of Oliver cromwell, 1644-1658. Edited by Charles L. Stainer. ..."

4. Publications (1854)
"He was at this time on very cromwell was named General and intimate terms with cromwell ... At a later period of the whose means cromwell dissolved the war, ..."

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