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Lombard Street

a street in London, England: a financial center. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Sir Joseph wanted the rabbits for his men in Lombard Street.

    Too Old for Dolls

    Anthony Mario Ludovici
  • They dwelt together on a street from them called Lombard Street, in London.

    St. Nicholas George H. McKnight
  • In Paris there is a Lombard Street, and other cities have the name.

  • There was a lot of talk about those sunspots when we were in Lombard Street west.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • There is nothing clearly known as to the origin of Lombard Street.

    Chelsea George Bryan
  • Uncle Hobson has returned to Lombard Street to relieve guard.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • "Lombard Street" had been brought with her in her week-end suitcase.

    This Freedom A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • I'd had a bent for it ever since the Bagehot 'Lombard Street' days.

    This Freedom A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • And then he saw her into Lombard Street, and put her into an omnibus.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

    Anthony Trollope
  • I have been, as desired, to Lombard Street, but I fear that my embassy has not led to any good.

    Ayala's Angel

    Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Lombard Street

Lombard Street

the British financial and banking world
Word Origin
C16: from a street in London once occupied by Lombard bankers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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