Cromwell: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (krom'wul, -wel for 1–3 also krum'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 1599–1658, English general, Puritan statesman, and Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1653–58.
  2. his son,1626–1712, English soldier, politician, Lord Protector of England 1658–59.
  3. 1485?–1540, English statesman.
  4. a town in central Connecticut. 10,265.
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