Kew

[ kyoo ]
/ kyu /

noun

a part of Richmond, in Greater London, England: famous botanical gardens (Kew Gardens ).

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Origin of Kew

First recorded in 1310–50; Middle English Cayho; from Old French (Picardy) kay, kai “sand bank, landing place, wharf, quay” and Old English hōh “spur of land shaped like a heel” (formed there by a bend in the Thames)
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British Dictionary definitions for Kew

Kew
/ (kjuː) /

noun

part of the Greater London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames, on the River Thames: famous for Kew Gardens (the Royal Botanic Gardens), established in 1759 and given to the nation in 1841
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