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Westminster

[west-min-ster] /ˈwɛstˌmɪn stər/
noun
1.
a central borough (officially a city) of Greater London, England: Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace.
2.
a city in SW California.
3.
a city in NE Colorado.
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  • When the train reached London and passed to Westminster, it was early in the morning.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • The principal officials had assembled in Westminster Hall at 10 o'clock.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • I saw a monument in Westminster Abbey to a man who was hanged as a spy.

    A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
  • He was the first American writer who was honored by a memorial in Westminster Abbey.

  • You know who it is—Barnaby, who brought the soldier down, at Westminster.

    Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
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Westminster

/ˈwɛstˌmɪnstə/
noun
1.
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)
2.
the Houses of Parliament at Westminster
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