Examples from the Web for bloomsbury
Speaking of the literature you love, the Bloomsbury writers crop up in your collection repeatedly.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In London, the group will do walking tours of the variously sexy, scandalous, and literary neighborhoods of Soho and Bloomsbury.
The charm of the house, much like the idea of Bloomsbury, is irresistible.House of Cads: Growing Up Amid the Weirdness of Bloomsbury|Jessica Ferri|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each model clutched a Bloomsbury bag in one hand, all a variation on the new, hand-painted leather and suede piece.Art Takes the Runway at Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2014 London Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a historian, I have often had to contend with the question of how far to take the Bloomsbury approach.
Sir Charles, arrived in Bloomsbury Square, found that the whole party was assembled.Peg Woffington|Charles Reade
We now walked along as composedly as we could, but it was not without difficulty that we found our way into Bloomsbury Square.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
Beecot gave her his Bloomsbury address, and also that of his old home at Wargrove in Essex.The Opal Serpent|Fergus Hume
Were he proud of her, as a Christian husband ought to be of so elegant a wife, would he still be in Bloomsbury?What Will He Do With It, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Their dinner had once more rested and refreshed them, and Cecile hoped they might yet find the old court in Bloomsbury.The Children's Pilgrimage|L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for bloomsbury
Word Origin and History for bloomsbury
1910, in reference to the set of Bohemian writers, artists, and intellectuals (including E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, Vanessa and Clive Bell, John Maynard Keynes) centered on Lytton Strachey; so called from the London neighborhood where several lived and worked.
Women in love with buggers and buggers in love with womanizers, I don't know what the world is coming to. [Lytton Strachey]
The place name is recorded 1291 as Blemondesberi "manor held by the Blemond family," from Blémont in France. It was laid out for housing in 17c., fashionable from 18c.