Definition of Walpole, Horace in US English:

Walpole, Horace

proper noun

  • 4th Earl of Orford (1717–97), English writer and politician; son of Sir Robert Walpole. He wrote The Castle of Otranto (1764), one of the first Gothic novels.

Pronunciation

Walpole, Horace

/ˈwôlˌpōl/