Definition of Threadneedle Street in English:

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Threadneedle Street

Pronunciation: /ˌθrɛdˈniːd(ə)l/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

A street in the City of London containing the premises of the Bank of England.

Origin

Threadneedle from three-needle, possibly from a tavern with the arms of the City of London Guild of Needlemakers.

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