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 (blo͞omz′bĕr′ē, -bə-rē, -brē)
A residential district of north-central London, England, known for its association with an influential group of writers, artists, and intellectuals, including Virginia Woolf, E.M. Forster, and John Maynard Keynes.
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(ˈbluːmzbərɪ; -brɪ)
(Placename) a district of central London in the borough of Camden: contains the British Museum, part of the University of London, and many publishers' offices
(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) relating to or characteristic of the Bloomsbury Group
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(ˈblumz bə ri, -bri)

a district in central London, N of the Thames: a literary and artistic center in the early 20th century.
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Noun1.Bloomsbury - a city district of central London laid out in garden squares
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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NEW 9/ BCLA, Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HX.
Sitting at the rear of the upper deck, he blew himself up at the junction of Tavistock Square and Upper Woburn Place at 9.47am.
Sitting at the rear of the upper deck, Hussain detonated his bomb at 9.47am, almost exactly an hour after the first three blasts, at the junction of Tavistock Square and Upper Woburn Place.