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Greater London   /grˈeɪtər lˈəndən/   Listen
Greater London

The capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center.  Synonyms: British capital, capital of the United Kingdom, London.

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"Greater London" Quotes from Famous Books

... 7 metropolitan counties*; Avon, Bedford, Berkshire, Buckingham, Cambridge, Cheshire, Cleveland, Cornwall, Cumbria, Derby, Devon, Dorset, Durham, East Sussex, Essex, Gloucester, Greater London*, Greater Manchester*, Hampshire, Hereford and Worcester, Hertford, Humberside, Isle of Wight, Kent, Lancashire, Leicester, Lincoln, Merseyside*, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, ...
— The 1991 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... - it had struck nine some time before the landlord joined us - there was a sick man in the George, a great neighbouring proprietor suddenly struck down with apoplexy on his way to Parliament; and the great man's still greater London doctor had been telegraphed to his bedside. It was the first time that such a thing had happened in Debenham, for the railway was but newly open, and we were all proportionately moved ...
— Tales and Fantasies • Robert Louis Stevenson

Words linked to "Greater London" :   England, capital of the United Kingdom, Big Ben, Bloomsbury, Trafalgar Square, Old Bailey, Greenwich, Tower of London, Fleet Street, Wembley, Whitehall, Newgate, Pall Mall, Londoner, City of London, Wimbledon, City of Westminster, Lombard Street, soho, the City, London, Harley Street, British capital, Westminster, West End, national capital

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