Hyde Park


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Hyde Park 1

A large public park in west-central London, England. A royal deer park under Henry VIII, it was opened to the public in 1637.

Hyde Park 2

An unincorporated community of southeast New York on the eastern bank of the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. It is the birth and burial place of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Hyde Park

n
(Placename) a park in W central London: popular for open-air meetings

Hyde′ Park′


n.
1. a public park in London, England.
2. a village in SE New York, on the Hudson: site of the estate and burial place of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. 2550.
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I daresay that when night comes, this Hyde Park which is so gay by day, is haunted by the ghosts of many mothers, who run, wild-eyed, from seat to seat, looking for their sons.
We must now convey the reader to Mr Western's lodgings, which were in Piccadilly, where he was placed by the recommendation of the landlord at the Hercules Pillars at Hyde Park Corner; for at the inn, which was the first he saw on his arrival in town, he placed his horses, and in those lodgings, which were the first he heard of, he deposited himself.
I crossed Hyde Park and made sure, on the open ground, that I was free.
I turned north- wards, marvelling, towards the iron gates of Hyde Park.
and wouldn't it be a blessed thing for your spirrits if ye cud lay your two peepers jist, upon Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt, when he is all riddy drissed for the hopperer, or stipping into the Brisky for the drive into the Hyde Park.
They held their course at this rate, until they had passed Hyde Park corner, and were on their way to Kensington: when Sikes relaxed his pace, until an empty cart which was at some little distance behind, came up.
Today was fair, and we went to Hyde Park, close by, for we are more aristocratic than we look.
All looked as brilliant and harmless as a Hyde Park review.
At midnight he was so hungry that he could not go without food any more, so he went to a coffee stall at Hyde Park Corner and ate a couple of potatoes and had a cup of coffee.
He passed into Hyde Park, now silent and deserted, and increased his rate of walking as if in the hope of leaving his thoughts behind.
Once past Hyde Park Corner, however, her cab again drew ahead, and when she was deposited in front of Harrod's Stores, her pursuers were out of sight.
One afternoon he had walked into Hyde Park, and was slowly threading his way through the human maze which edges the Drive.