Whitehall

noun
White·​hall | \ ˈ(h)wīt-ˌhȯl How to pronounce Whitehall (audio) \

Definition of Whitehall

: the British government

First Known Use of Whitehall

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Whitehall

Whitehall, thoroughfare of London in which are located the chief offices of British government

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The first known use of Whitehall was in 1827

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“Whitehall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitehall. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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Whitehall

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English Language Learners Definition of Whitehall

British : a wide street in London where there are many government buildings

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