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Hampstead

[hamp-stid, -sted]
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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.

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

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

    Hampstead and Marylebone

    Geraldine Edith Mitton

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

    Hampstead and Marylebone

    Geraldine Edith Mitton

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

    Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters

    William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh

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

    Once a Week

    Alan Alexander Milne


British Dictionary definitions for hampstead

Hampstead

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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