- a square and district in central London, England: major railroad terminals.
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There are a hundred deaths a year of hunger in the parish of Charing-Cross alone.Les Misrables
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
I saw one Carr pilloried at Charing-cross for a libel, which was burnt before him by the hangman.The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume II (of 2)
I have a gammon of bacon, and two razes of ginger, to be delivered as far as Charing-cross.The Old Inns of Old England, Volume I (of 2)
Charles G. Harper
- 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