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[bel-grey-vee-uh] /bɛlˈgreɪ vi ə/
a fashionable district in London, England, adjoining Hyde Park.
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Belgravian, adjective Unabridged
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  • But our fashion was not that of Belgravia or Mayfair, which, indeed, we scorned!

  • Yes, she knew what he was—he was the organist at All Saints', Belgravia.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • It must be something to which you can tag Berkeley Square, or Belgravia.

    A Rent In A Cloud Charles James Lever
  • Miss Robbs was the most lovely creature he had seen since he left Belgravia.

    An Outcast F. Colburn Adams
  • In all Belgravia there is not a terrace, place, or square that can match it.

    A Tramp's Wallet William Duthie
  • Lindsey Row was lined with the carriages of Mayfair and Belgravia.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Belgravia and Mayfair send armies of district-visitors to Hoxton and Poplar.

    Seeing and Hearing George W. E. Russell
  • He lives at home in Belgravia, and gives fine dinner parties.

    The Amazing Argentine John Foster Fraser
  • Do you think any mother in Belgravia would make a row about that?

    A Terrible Temptation Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for Belgravia


a fashionable residential district of W central London, around Belgrave Square
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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