London


London
I. biographical name John Griffith 1876-1916 Jack London American writer II. geographical name 1. city Canada in SE Ontario on Thames River population 336,539 2. city & port SE England capital of United Kingdom formerly constituting an administrative county; comprises City of London (or The City (approximately coextensive with ancient ) Londinium ; population 4000) & 32 other boroughs, which together are referred to as the metropolitan county of Greater London (area 632 square miles or 1637 square kilometers, population 6,377,900) • Londoner noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • London —    The capital of the Empire and from early times an important centre of trade and commerce. On the northern bank of the River Thames.    The first authentic mention of Londinium, as it was called by the Romans, occurs in Tacitus, Annales, Lib.… …   Dictionary of London

  • London — London …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • London —     London     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► London     London, the capital of England and chief city of the British Empire, is situated about fifty miles from the mouth of the Thames, Lat. 51°30 , Long. 0°5 . The word London is used in widely… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • LONDON — LONDON, capital of england and seat of what has always been the largest Jewish community in the country. Medieval Period There is no reliable evidence for the presence of Jews in London until after the close of the Saxon period. After the Norman… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • London — puede significar: Contenido 1 Geografía 1.1  Reino Unido 1.2  Canadá 1.3  Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • London [1] — London (spr. lonnd n; hierzu Stadtplan: »London, innere Stadt«, mit Registerblatt), Hauptstadt Englands und des britischen Reiches, die bevölkertste Stadt der Erde, liegt zu beiden Seiten der hier 180–275 m breiten Themse, 97 km oberhalb deren… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • London [1] — London (spr. Lond n, fr. Londres, holländ. Londen, ital. Londra), Hauptstadt des Britischen Reichs, des Königreichs England u. der Grafschaft Middlesex, zu beiden Seiten der Themse (ungefähr 12 Meilen oberhalb ihrer Mündung in die Nordsee),… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • London — er hovedstaden i England og Storbrittannien. Det er en af de største byer i Europa. Byen er samtidig et af de vigtigste finans og handelscentrer i verden. Historie Oprindelig var London en keltisk by, grundlagt af romerne, der kaldte byen… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • London — London, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 925 Housing Units (2000): 413 Land area (2000): 2.399586 sq. miles (6.214898 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.038662 sq. miles (0.100133 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.438248 sq. miles (6.315031 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • LONDON (A.) — LONDON ARTUR (1915 1986) Né à Ostrava, London adhère à quatorze ans à la Jeunesse communiste. Trop pauvre pour poursuivre des études, il est vendeur dans le textile. Animateur de la Jeunesse communiste et du syndicat rouge dans cette vieille… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • London ’66–’67 — Мини альбом Pink Floyd …   Википедия


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