Whitehall

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noun White·hall \ˈhwīt-ˌhȯl, ˈwīt-\

Definition of Whitehall

  1. :  the British government

Origin and Etymology of whitehall

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


First Known Use: 1827


WHITEHALL Defined for English Language Learners

Whitehall

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noun White·hall \ˈhwīt-ˌhȯl, ˈwīt-\

Definition of Whitehall for English Language Learners

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


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