Definition of London in English:

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London

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌndən/
1The capital of the United Kingdom, situated in SE England on the River Thames; population (Greater London) 7,619,800 (est. 2008).

London was settled as a river port and trading centre, called Londinium, shortly after the Roman invasion of ad 43, and, since the Middle Ages, has been a flourishing centre. It is divided administratively into the City of London, which is the country’s financial centre, and thirty-two boroughs.

2An industrial city in SW Ontario, Canada, situated to the north of Lake Erie; population 353,395 (2006).

Words that rhyme with London

Blunden

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