London

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biographical name Lon·don \ˈlən-dən\

Definition of London

  1. John Griffith 1876–1916 Jack London American writer


London

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geographical name Lon·don \ˈlən-dən\

Definition of London

  1. 1 city and port on both sides of the Thames River in southeastern England; capital of the United Kingdom formerly constituting an administrative county; comprises the City of London or informally The City (approximately coextensive with ancient Londiniumplay \län-ˈdi-nē-əm, ˌlən-\ ; population 7400) and 32 other boroughs, which together are referred to as the metropolitan county of Greater London (area 632 square miles, or 1637 square kilometers, population 8,174,000)

  2. 2 city on the Thames River in southeastern Ontario, Canada population 366,151

Londoner

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