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Paddington

[pad-ing-tuh n] /ˈpæd ɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
a former residential borough of Greater London, England, now part of Westminster.
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  • He disliked the sound of Paddington; it had to do with London, he knew.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • They were spoken by Mr. Rockamore, and the other, Paddington, replied.

    The Crevice

    William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  • Unquestionably, the man Paddington held the key to the situation.

    The Crevice

    William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  • Once he arrived by special train from Paddington in the middle of the night.

    The White Lie William Le Queux
  • It must be done before he finds the Paddington place; that is the danger which haunts me.

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace
  • I've got to take him to Paddington, and he must be tired of his shell by now.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • At Paddington I bought a label at the bookstall and wrote it for him.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • Westbourne: this brook has given its name to Westbourne Park, in Paddington.

    The History of London Walter Besant
  • On arriving at Paddington he drove straight to Valleys House.

    The Patrician John Galsworthy

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