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Downing Street Line breaks: Down|ing Street
Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnɪŋ striːt/

Definition of Downing Street in English:

1A street in Westminster, London, between Whitehall and St James’s Park. No. 10 is the official residence of the Prime Minister; No. 11 is the home of the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
1.1Used allusively for the British government or the Prime Minister: Downing Street flatly refused to confirm that the summit was off
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