Tower of London

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Tower of London

n
(Placename) a fortress in the City of London, on the River Thames: begun 1078; later extended and used as a palace, the main state prison, and now as a museum containing the crown jewels

Tow′er of Lon′don

(ˈtaʊ ər)
n.
a historic fortress in London, England: orig. a royal palace, later a prison, now an arsenal and museum.
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Noun1.Tower of London - a fortress in London on the Thames; used as a palace and a state prison and now as a museum containing the crown jewels
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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Tower of London

n the Tower of Londonla Torre di Londra
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