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Old Bailey

Line breaks: Old Bai¦ley
Pronunciation: /əʊldˈbeɪli
 
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Definition of Old Bailey in English:

The Central Criminal Court in London, formerly standing in an ancient bailey of the London city wall. The present court was built in 1903-6 on the site of Newgate Prison.

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