Battersea


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Battersea

(ˈbætəsɪ)
n
(Placename) a district in London, in Wandsworth: noted for its dogs' home, power station (now a leisure centre), and park

Bat•ter•sea

(ˈbæt ər si)

n.
a former borough of London, England, now part of Wandsworth, on the Thames.
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They passed from Battersea northwards into Piccadilly, and down into the Park.
It lay very high upon a turfy down, and looking north-eastward before I entered it, I was surprised to see a large estuary, or even creek, where I judged Wandsworth and Battersea must once have been.
Long before midday they slackened speed, after crossing Battersea Bridge, and the two cars drew alongside.
stated that his decision, arrived at after a close and careful study of the work of both teams, was that Houndsditch Wednesday had rather less chance in the forthcoming tourney than a stuffed rat in the Battersea Dogs' Home.
Helen and Margaret walked the earnest girl as far as Battersea Bridge Station, arguing copiously all the way.
28, but these worthies left it at Clapham Junction, and changed cabs more than once between Battersea and Piccadilly, and a few of their garments in each four-wheeler.
He goes to the central window, through which, with his back to the company, he contemplates the river and the flowers in Battersea Park on the opposite bank as if they were a frozen dessert.
Then they had a conversation befitting the day and their time of life: about the next pigeon-match at Battersea, with relative bets upon Ross and Osbaldiston; about Mademoiselle Ariane of the French Opera, and who had left her, and how she was consoled by Panther Carr; and about the fight between the Butcher and the Pet, and the probabilities that it was a cross.
He surprised the people at the Dogs' Home in Battersea by demanding a deaf retriever, and rejecting every candidate that pricked up its ears.
Replica Landscapes, which is based at Heddon-on-the-Wall on the outskirts of Newcastle, has provided 70 olive trees for the Battersea Power Station site where hundreds of high-end flats and offices are being built.
Defra guideline"Replica Landscapes, which is based at Heddonon-the-Wall, has provided 70 olive trees for the Battersea Power Station site where hundreds of high-end flats and offices are being built.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-January 17, 2018-Alimak signs SEK21m order for the Battersea Power Station