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[bat-er-see] /ˈbæt ər si/
a former borough of London, England, now part of Wandsworth, on the Thames.
an enameling technique in which designs are either painted or printed on a white ground fused onto a metal base. Unabridged
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  • I went down to Battersea Park yesterday to see the bicyclists.

  • They left the place a few minutes later, and drove to Battersea.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • All this now rose up, seemed to spread out before his mind as he walked in Battersea Park.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • One afternoon she crossed the river for a walk in Battersea Park.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • My own Battersea has been, I understand, particularly favoured as a meeting of the waters.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
  • She went first to Battersea Bridge, but it was too public for her purpose.

    Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • But the people of Battersea could not safely submit to it, for all that.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for Battersea


a district in London, in Wandsworth: noted for its dogs' home, power station (now a leisure centre), and park
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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