Definition of Salisbury from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a town in Wiltshire, southern England, on the River Avon. It is famous for its cathedral, which has the highest spire (= pointed tower) in Britain, and for the ancient remains at Old Sarum, the original place where the town was built, to the north of the present town. Salisbury and its cathedral appear in many of the paintings of John Constable.