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Whitehall

Syllabification: White·hall
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wītˌhôl
 
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Definition of Whitehall in English:

1A street in Westminster, London, on which many government offices are located.
1.1Used as an allusive reference to the British Civil Service.
1.2Used as an allusive reference to the British government, its offices, or its policy: a pledge was given by Whitehall to protect British troops in Bosnia

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