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Battersea

[bat-er-see] /ˈbæt ər si/
noun
1.
a former borough of London, England, now part of Wandsworth, on the Thames.
2.
an enameling technique in which designs are either painted or printed on a white ground fused onto a metal base.
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  • Of all parts, she has chosen Battersea as a place of residence.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • They left the place a few minutes later, and drove to Battersea.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • One afternoon she crossed the river for a walk in Battersea Park.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • She went first to Battersea Bridge, but it was too public for her purpose.

    Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • A distant barge in the direction of Battersea wailed and was still.

    Jill the Reckless P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • Do (p. 008) you say that this is a correct representation of Battersea Bridge?

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

    James McNeill Whistler
  • That man came Home, and took the cheapest lodging he could get in Battersea.

    The Message Alec John Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for Battersea

Battersea

/ˈbætəsɪ/
noun
1.
a district in London, in Wandsworth: noted for its dogs' home, power station (now a leisure centre), and park
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