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Westminster British & World English

An inner London borough which contains the Houses of Parliament and many government offices. Full name City of Westminster

Westminster, Palace of British & World English

The building in Westminster in which the British Parliament meets; the Houses of Parliament. The present building, designed by Sir Charles Barry, was formally opened in 1852. The original palace, a royal residence until it was damaged by fire in 1512, was destroyed by a fire in 1834

Westminster, Statute of British & World English

A statute of 1931 recognizing the equality of status of the dominions as autonomous communities within the British Empire, and giving their legislatures independence from British control

Westminster Abbey British & World English

The collegiate church of St Peter in Westminster, originally the abbey church of a Benedictine monastery. Nearly all the kings and queens of England have been crowned in Westminster Abbey; it is also the burial place of many of England’s monarchs and of some of the nation’s leading figures

Westminster Confession British & World English

A Calvinist doctrinal statement which was issued by the synod appointed to reform the English and Scottish Churches in 1643, and became widely accepted among Presbyterian Churches

Westminster village British & World English

The politicians, civil servants, and journalists working in and around Westminster, typically considered as a community removed from the experiences and concerns of the general public

Westminster bubble in Westminster village British & World English

The politicians, civil servants, and journalists working in and around Westminster, typically considered as a community removed from the experiences and concerns of the general public

City of Westminster in Westminster British & World English

An inner London borough which contains the Houses of Parliament and many government offices. Full name City of Westminster

Westminster English-Spanish

Westminsterel parlamento británico