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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

... collaborated in a review, appeared in a night-club, lunched at the Bitz, sat on a committee, or been summoned as a witness in a sensational divorce case. His record, I fancy, must be one of the most thoroughly unique in Greater London." ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, March 3rd, 1920 • Various

... created the Christian Social Union found, in the same year, an unexpected outlet in the secular sphere. In the Session of 1888, the Conservative Ministry, noting the general disgust which had been aroused by the corrupt misgovernment of Greater London, passed the "Local Government Act," which, among other provisions, made London into a County, gave it a "County Council," and endowed that Council with far-reaching powers. To social reformers this was a tremendous event. For forty years they had been labouring to procure something ...
— Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography • George William Erskine Russell

... in the larva state. An equally important movement would be the substitution of steam or electricity for horsepower in propelling tram-cars and other passenger carriages, with a view to minimize the number of horses kept within greater London. Every large stable is a focus of ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 303 - October 22, 1881 • Various

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

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