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

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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