Charing Cross


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Char·ing Cross

 (chăr′ĭng)
A district of London, England, where Edward I erected (c. 1290) the last of a series of crosses in memory of his wife, Eleanor of Castile.

Charing Cross

(ˈtʃærɪŋ)
n
(Placename) a district of London, in the city of Westminster: the modern cross (1863) in front of Charing Cross railway station replaces the one erected by Edward I (1290), the last of twelve marking the route of the funeral procession of his queen, Eleanor
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'Charing Cross' very naturally suggest themselves."
Post-mark, 'Charing Cross.' Stationer's stamp cut off the inside of the envelope.
I will send a messenger to Souspennier to meet you at Charing Cross to-night."
Master and man then descended, the street-door was double-locked, and at the end of Saville Row they took a cab and drove rapidly to Charing Cross. The cab stopped before the railway station at twenty minutes past eight.
Then he paid his account and walked rapidly down the Strand past Charing Cross Station.
She considered her case as she walked down the Charing Cross Road.
I've been to Charing Cross one way and nearly to Ludgate Circus the other; and they were all engaged.
Before parting they had made an arrangement that she should write to Charing Cross Post Office till he was able to send her an address, and when he went there he found three letters from her.
He entered an hotel near Charing Cross, and ordered some refreshment and a bed.
I was wired for at 3:15, reached Yoxley Old Place at 5, conducted my investigation, was back at Charing Cross by the last train, and straight to you by cab."
A hansom was being paid off at the foot of the steps outside, and in we jumped, Raffles shouting "Charing Cross!" for all Bloomsbury to hear.
The very boot-blacks in the basement of Charing Cross Station know something of it.