Definition of London in English:

London

Syllabification: Lon·don
Pronunciation: /ˈləndən
 
/
1The capital of the United Kingdom, in southeastern England on the Thames River; population 7,619,800 (est. 2008). London, called Londinium, was settled as a river port and trading center shortly after the Roman invasion of ad 43 and has been a flourishing center since the Middle Ages. It is divided administratively into the City of London, which is the country’s financial center, and 32 boroughs.
2An industrial city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, north of Lake Erie; population 353,395 (2006).

Derivatives

Londoner

noun
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  • A mayoralty that focuses exclusively on particular areas will divide and disillusion Londoners.
  • They belong to all Londoners and should be protected for their use.
  • Their attack has driven Londoners closer together not farther apart, and made them still more proud of their city.

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