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Hampstead

[hamp-stid, -sted] /ˈhæmp stɪd, -stɛd/
noun
1.
a former borough of London, England, now part of Camden.
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  • There's a couple I know, called Haverstock, living out at Hampstead.

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  • The parish of Hampstead was originally included in that of Hendon.

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  • It was about this site that some of the first houses in Hampstead were built.

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  • Henry talks of a drive to Hampstead, which may interfere with it.

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  • "What you want to practise is the ordinary Hampstead Straight," I said.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hampstead

Hampstead

/ˈhæmpstɪd/
noun
1.
a residential district in N London: part of the Greater London borough of Camden since 1965; nearby is Hampstead Heath, a popular recreation area
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