Big Ben

\ -ˈben \

Definition of Big Ben

1 : a large bell in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament in London
2 : the tower that houses Big Ben also : the clock in the tower

First Known Use of Big Ben

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Big Ben

Sir Benjamin Hall †1867 English Chief Commissioner of Works

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