Mayfair

[mey-fair]
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noun

a fashionable neighborhood in London, England, E of Hyde Park.

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Mayfair

noun

a fashionable district of west central London
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Word Origin and History for mayfair

Mayfair

fashionable district of London, developed 18c., built on Brook fields, where an annual May fair had been held 17c.

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