- a central borough (officially a city) of Greater London, England: Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace.
- a city in SW California.
- a city in NE Colorado.
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Examples from the Web for westminster
He may have been relieved to head for Westminster as a Member of Parliament on Oct. 1, 1386.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings
December 25, 2014
Here it is being performed by the Westminster Cathedral Choir.Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.
December 24, 2014
Almost 1,500 people packed inside Westminster Abbey to celebrate the life of Soames, who died in May at the age of 91.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block
December 8, 2014
One of her motivations is a deep distrust of the government seated 400 miles south in Westminster.Scots Must Choose Heart or Head
September 18, 2014
Buses, vans, and cars sounded their horns, gun salutes rang out, the bells of Westminster Abbey pealed, and everyone cheered.Happy Birthday, Prince George! Will the Wee Royal Be the First King of the 22nd Century?
July 21, 2014
The principal officials had assembled in Westminster Hall at 10 o'clock.
When the train reached London and passed to Westminster, it was early in the morning.
I saw a monument in Westminster Abbey to a man who was hanged as a spy.A Woman Intervenes
He was the first American writer who was honored by a memorial in Westminster Abbey.Graded Poetry: Second Year
You know who it is—Barnaby, who brought the soldier down, at Westminster.Barnaby Rudge
- Also called: City of Westminster a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames: contains the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. Pop: 222 000 (2003 est). Area: 22 sq km (8 sq miles)
- the Houses of Parliament at Westminster
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