Greater London

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Greater London: Greater London Authority

Greater London

(Placename) See London12
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈlʌn dən)

1. Jack (John Griffith Chaney), 1876–1916, U.S. novelist.
2. a metropolis in SE England, on the Thames: capital of the United Kingdom.
3. City of, an old city in the central part of the former county of London: the ancient nucleus of the modern metropolis. 4700; 1 sq. mi. (3 sq. km).
4. County of, a former administrative county comprising the City of London and 28 metropolitan boroughs, now part of Greater London.
5. Greater, an urban area comprising the city of London and 32 metropolitan boroughs. 6,967,500; 609 sq. mi. (1575 sq. km).
6. a city in S Ontario, in SE Canada. 303,165.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Greater London - the capital and largest city of EnglandGreater London - the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
Big Ben - clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London
Newgate - a former prison in London notorious for its unsanitary conditions and burnt down in riots in 1780; a new prison was built on the same spot but was torn down in 1902
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
Old Bailey - the central criminal court in London
Fleet Street - a street in central London where newspaper offices are situated
Harley Street - a street in central London where the consulting rooms of many physicians and surgeons are located
Lombard Street - a street in central London containing many of the major London banks
Whitehall - a wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices
Trafalgar Square - a square in central London where there is a memorial to Admiral Nelson
England - a division of the United Kingdom
City of London, the City - the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London
Greenwich - a borough of Greater London on the Thames; zero degrees of longitude runs through Greenwich; time is measured relative to Greenwich Mean Time
Bloomsbury - a city district of central London laid out in garden squares
Soho - a city district of central London now noted for restaurants and nightclubs
Wembley - a southeastern part of Greater London that is the site of the English national soccer stadium
West End - the part of west central London containing the main entertainment and shopping areas
City of Westminster, Westminster - a borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey
Pall Mall - a fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs
Wimbledon - a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts
Londoner - a native or resident of London
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Greater London

nGroß-London nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in classic literature ?
One dark winter night - it had struck nine some time before the landlord joined us - there was a sick man in the George, a great neighbouring proprietor suddenly struck down with apoplexy on his way to Parliament; and the great man's still greater London doctor had been telegraphed to his bedside.
This index is based on every transaction for full market value recorded by HM Land Registry in England & Wales, Greater London & Prime Central London including properties bought with cash and new builds.
Greater London recorded a monthly price rise of 1.2 per cent, equivalent to PS7,339, pushed largely by outer London properties that rose 1.9 per cent, according to data from property website Rightmove.
FORMULA ONE bosses are exploring the possibility of staging a Grand Prix in Greater London.
6 The Little Boltons,KensingtonAnd Chelsea, Greater London, SW10 9LP, which is a semi-detached house, sold for [pounds sterling]17,850,000 on October 5th.
Greater London has experienced substantially faster growth than elsewhere in Great Britain over the same period, with an average increase of 52%.
These properties are located in Greater London (56 units) and the Midlands (18 units).
The North-west has produced the most (279) followed by Greater London (193) and the West Midlands (163).
In terms of counties, only Greater London (193) has spawned more England players than the West Midlands and Greater Manchester (both 95).
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 27, 2017-NorthStar Realty Europe completes sale of Woking office asset in greater London for about GBP72m
Highlights & inclusions A ticket to see singing superstar Andrea Bocelli in Concert at The O2 Arena, London (PS46.50 ticket face value - ticket upgrades available) A short guided tour of London One night's bed and continental breakfast hotel accommodation in the Greater London area Return hotel-venue transfers Coach travel from the local area Escorted by a friendly tour manager

Full browser ?