Belgravian


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Bel`gra´vi`an


a.1.Belonging to Belgravia (a fashionable quarter of London, around Pimlico), or to fashionable life; aristocratic.
References in classic literature ?
But when he went out he seemed to experience a great difficulty in finding his way back to his temporary home in the Belgravian square.
The change from the Belgravian square to the narrow street in Soho affected her legs adversely.
After that altruistic exploit Stevie was put to help wash the dishes in the basement kitchen, and to black the boots of the gentlemen patronising the Belgravian mansion.
That charmer dwells over a staymaker's in the Belgravian Borders, with a life-size model in the window on the ground floor of a distinguished beauty in a blue petticoat, stay-lace in hand, looking over her shoulder at the town in innocent surprise.