1. a former borough of London, England, now part of Wandsworth, on the Thames.
  2. an enameling technique in which designs are either painted or printed on a white ground fused onto a metal base. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of battersea

Historical Examples of battersea

  • Of all parts, she has chosen Battersea as a place of residence.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • They left the place a few minutes later, and drove to Battersea.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • One afternoon she crossed the river for a walk in Battersea Park.

    Audrey Craven

    May Sinclair

  • She went first to Battersea Bridge, but it was too public for her purpose.

    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

  • A distant barge in the direction of Battersea wailed and was still.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

British Dictionary definitions for battersea


  1. a district in London, in Wandsworth: noted for its dogs' home, power station (now a leisure centre), and park
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