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Blackheath

noun
  1. a residential district in SE London, mainly in the boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich: a large heath formerly notorious for highwaymen
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Historical Examples

  • I told you that you should go to Blackheath first and Norwood afterwards.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • At Blackheath the grand cavalcade was formed for passing through London.

    Richard II

    Jacob Abbott

  • On Blackheath the army was drawn up to welcome the sovereign.

  • This afternoon a camp of about 4,000 men was begun to be formed on Blackheath.

  • He comes frae Blackheath, they would say with some deprecation.