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Lombard Street Syllabification: Lom·bard Street
Pronunciation: /ˈlämˌbärd/ /-bərd/

Definition of Lombard Street in English:

A street in the city of London that contains many of the principal London banks.

Origin

So named because formerly occupied by bankers from Lombardy.

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