- chief city and capital of England, Latin Londinium (c.115), often explained as "place belonging to a man named Londinos," a supposed Celtic personal name meaning "the wild one," "but this etymology is rejected in an emphatic footnote in Jackson 1953 (p.308), and we have as yet nothing to put in its place" [Margaret Gelling, "Signposts to the Past: Place-Names and the History of England," Chichester, 1978]. London Bridge the children's singing game is attested from 1827. London broil "large flank steak broiled then cut in thin slices" attested by 1939, American English; London fog first attested 1830.
- 1. Their ears were still attuned to the sounds of the London suburb.
- 2. The seven major industrial countries will have their yearly meeting in London.
- 3. The Foreign Office in London has expressed surprise at these allegations.
- 4. The London City Ballet has engaged two male dancers from the Bolshoi.
- 5. I qualified as a doctor from London University over 30 years ago.
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