Whitehall

noun
White·​hall | \ˈhwīt-ˌhȯl, ˈwīt-\

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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Whitehall

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Whitehall

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

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