Definition of Tyburn in English:

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Tyburn

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪbəːn/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

A place in London, near Marble Arch, where public hangings were held circa 1300–1783.

Origin

Named after a tributary of the Thames, which flows in an underground culvert nearby.

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