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Wim·ble·don

 (wĭm′bəl-dən)
A district of southern Greater London, England. It is the site of a major annual tennis tournament.
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Wimbledon

(ˈwɪmbəldən)
n
1. (Placename) part of the Greater London borough of Merton: headquarters of the All England Lawn Tennis Club since 1877 and the site of the annual international tennis championships
2. (Tennis) part of the Greater London borough of Merton: headquarters of the All England Lawn Tennis Club since 1877 and the site of the annual international tennis championships
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Wim•ble•don

(ˈwɪm bəl dən)

n.
a former borough, now part of Merton, in SE England, near London: international tennis tournaments.
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Noun1.Wimbledon - a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts
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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It was a youth training salary at Wimbldon, and I think it was about pounds 50.
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Two late goals from Johnsen and Scholes moved United back into title gear, but it wasn't easy against a Wimbldon side fighting to retain their Premiership status.