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Charing Cross

[char-ing]
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noun
  1. a square and district in central London, England: major railroad terminals.
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Historical Examples

  • There are a hundred deaths a year of hunger in the parish of Charing-Cross alone.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo

  • An ordinary at Charing-Cross mentioned in many Restoration comedies.

  • The north side was a mere line of houses from Charing-cross to Temple Bar; all beyond was country.

    The Town

    Leigh Hunt

  • I saw one Carr pilloried at Charing-cross for a libel, which was burnt before him by the hangman.

  • I have a gammon of bacon, and two razes of ginger, to be delivered as far as Charing-cross.


British Dictionary definitions for charing cross

Charing Cross

noun
  1. a district of London, in the city of Westminster: the modern cross (1863) in front of Charing Cross railway station replaces the one erected by Edward I (1290), the last of twelve marking the route of the funeral procession of his queen, Eleanor
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