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Wandsworth

[wondz-werth, -wurth] /ˈwɒndz wərθ, -wɜrθ/
noun
1.
a borough of Greater London, England.
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  • The Wandsworth authorities had not much to say, but they had one detail.

    The Slave of Silence Fred M. White
  • She would take a cab to Wandsworth at once and get there before Beatrice came.

    The Slave of Silence Fred M. White
  • His own Letters of the period are dated now and then from 'Wandsworth.'

  • Ransome took the Baby over to Wandsworth, to his mother, to be looked after.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
  • He was aware of her attitude; he was aware, further, that it would be their attitude at Wandsworth.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
  • Wandsworth High Street twists and winds with the waywardness of a river.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
  • Never, until the other day, when that young Mercier came to Wandsworth.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
  • The people of Wandsworth are hardly deserving of such a bird.

    Birds in London

    W. H. Hudson
  • I came to see you, Mrs. Simonds, about the charity bazaar at Wandsworth.

    Nursery Comedies Lady Florence Eveleen Eleanore Bell
  • Good now offered to go to Wandsworth and satisfy the pawnbroker.

British Dictionary definitions for Wandsworth

Wandsworth

/ˈwɒnzwəθ/
noun
1.
a borough of S Greater London, on the River Thames. Pop: 274 100 (2003 est). Area: 35 sq km (13 sq miles)
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