Wimbledon


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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.

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

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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"I took the Underground to Wimbledon. As I came out of the office I said to myself, 'I must have a walk once in a way.
Afterwards he found that the vague feeling of alarm had spread to the clients of the underground railway, and that the Sunday excursionists began to return from all over the South-Western "lung"--Barnes, Wimbledon, Richmond Park, Kew, and so forth--at unnaturally early hours; but not a soul had anything more than vague hearsay to tell of.
They have smothered our batteries, destroyed Richmond, Kingston, and Wimbledon, and are advancing slowly towards London, de- stroying everything on the way.
`As the hush of evening crept over the world and we proceeded over the hill crest towards Wimbledon, Weena grew tired and wanted to return to the house of grey stone.
Frederick Augustus Bullock, of the firm of Hulker, Bullock & Bullock; but hers was a most respectable attachment, and she would have taken Bullock Senior just the same, her mind being fixed--as that of a well-bred young woman should be--upon a house in Park Lane, a country house at Wimbledon, a handsome chariot, and two prodigious tall horses and footmen, and a fourth of the annual profits of the eminent firm of Hulker & Bullock, all of which advantages were represented in the person of Frederick Augustus.
Flambeau had been missed at Harwich; and if he was in London at all, he might be anything from a tall tramp on Wimbledon Common to a tall toast-master at the Hotel Metropole.
I walked many miles through the noble park, over the commons of Ham and Wimbledon, and one day as far as that of Esher, where I was forcibly reminded of a service we once rendered to a distinguished resident in this delightful locality.
WEST Midlands tennis starlet Luca Pow will not forget his outing at the All England Club in a hurry after securing Road to Wimbledon Regional 14 and under Challenge Finals singles glory.
SOLIHULL tennis starlet Luca Pow will not forget his outing at the All England Club in a hurry after securing Road to Wimbledon Regional 14 and under Challenge Finals singles glory.
TENNIS: Wolverhampton tennis starlet Hetty Willis will not forget her outing at the All England Club in a hurry despite missing out on Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge Finals glory.
HOLMFIRTH tennis starlet Cadence Simpson will not forget her outing at the All England Club in a hurry despite missing out on Road to Wimbledon National 14 and under Challenge Finals glory.
GARMON EVANS will not forget his outing at the All England Club in a hurry despite missing out on Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge Finals glory.