Lombard Street


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Lombard Street

n
(Banking & Finance) the British financial and banking world
[C16: from a street in London once occupied by Lombard bankers]
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Noun1.Lombard Street - a street in central London containing many of the major London banks
British capital, capital of the United Kingdom, Greater London, London - the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
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Pickwick and Sam took up their present abode in very good, old-fashioned, and comfortable quarters, to wit, the George and Vulture Tavern and Hotel, George Yard, Lombard Street.
From ten in the morning till two, he sites in his office in Lombard Street, and the pulse of the city beats differently in his absence.
Godfrey happened to be cashing a cheque at a banking-house in Lombard Street.
I was going through Lombard Street in the dusk of the evening, just by the end of Three King court, when on a sudden comes a fellow running by me as swift as lightning, and throws a bundle that was in his hand, just behind me, as I stood up against the corner of the house at the turning into the alley.
This narrow thoroughfare, baking and blistering in the sun, is Wall Street: the Stock Exchange and Lombard Street of New York.
At last I saw a vacancy at Mawson & Williams's, the great stock-broking firm in Lombard Street.
At the stipulated hour next morning, Nicholas repaired to the lodgings of Miss Snevellicci, which were in a place called Lombard Street, at the house of a tailor.
They may well be angry, for it is all Lombard Street to a china orange that the School-house kick a goal with the ball touched in such a good place.
During his four-day trial, the 25-year-old, of Lombard Street, Porthmadog, told the jury there was "sexual chemistry" between him and the woman, and that the sex they had in her home in September was consensual.
456 Lombard Street, a 16-unit multifamily property near the corner of Lombard Street and Fillmore Street in New Haven, was sold by NHR Properties for $1,360,000.
meetings are held at coru offices in joyce house, lombard street, dublin 2.
1879: The first British telephone exchange opened in Lombard Street, London.