London Bridge

noun

Definition of London Bridge

: an old singing game in which one of a line of children passing under an arch formed by uplifted arms is captured by a downward swoop of the arms at the end of the refrain

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History and Etymology for London Bridge

from London Bridge, a bridge built in 1209 across the Thames river in London, England

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“London Bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/London%20Bridge. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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