Kew

[ kyoo ]
/ kyu /
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noun

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

Can be confusedcue Kew queue

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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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Word Origin and History for kew

kew

1939, as a clipped form of thank you.

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