Big Ben

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Big Ben

n
1. the bell in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London
2. the clock in this tower
3. (Placename) the tower
[C19: named after Sir Benjamin Hall, Chief Commissioner of Works in 1856 when it was cast]

Big Ben

- Not the clock in the tower of the Houses of Parliament but the bell itself.
See also related terms for tower.
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Noun1.Big Ben - clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, LondonBig Ben - clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London
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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