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Wimbledon

[wim-buh l-duh n]
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noun
  1. a former borough, now part of Merton, in SE England, near London: international tennis tournaments.
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  • "At last, my love, we are together," he murmured as they neared Wimbledon.

  • That dinner at Wimbledon—I meant it to last me all night like other dinners.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • I once resided in Wimbledon, and saw you several times at the village church.

    Eventide

    Effie Afton

  • After a pause, Florence asked her companion if she "had ever visited Wimbledon since she left it."

    Eventide

    Effie Afton

  • No, or she had not gathered Wimbledon about her to make merry the midnight hour.

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    Effie Afton


British Dictionary definitions for wimbledon

Wimbledon

noun
  1. part of the Greater London borough of Merton: headquarters of the All England Lawn Tennis Club since 1877 and the site of the annual international tennis championships
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