Covent Garden

[ kuhv-uh nt, kov- ]
/ ˈkʌv ənt, ˈkɒv- /


a district in central London, England, formerly a vegetable and flower market.
a theater in this district, first built 1731–32, important in English theatrical history: home of the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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Covent Garden
/ (ˈkʌvənt, ˈkɒv-) /


a district of central London: famous for its former fruit, vegetable, and flower market, now a shopping precinct
the Royal Opera House (built 1858) in Covent Garden
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