Also called Whitehall Palace. a former palace in central London, England, originally built in the reign of Henry III: execution of Charles I, 1649.
the main thoroughfare in London, England, between Trafalgar Square and the Houses of Parliament.
the British government or its policies.
a city in central Ohio, near Columbus.
a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
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How to use Whitehall in a sentence
Sniffing Tory conspiracies under every Whitehall bed, ours specially?Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind | Michael Weiss | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is set in 1540 and some of the action takes place in Whitehall Palace, the one that burned to the ground in 1698.Historical Fiction: A Conversation Between Bruce Holsinger and Nancy Bilyeau | Nancy Bilyeau, Bruce Holsinger | March 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some senior Whitehall sources believed that there was an early “stiffness” between the Queen and Mrs. Thatcher.Margaret Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth’s Complicated Relationship | Andrew Marr | April 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is why Whitehall brought forward the date of Independence.Why Pakistan's Mohammed Ali Jinnah Was No Nelson Mandela | Kapil Komireddi | April 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The British government assembled some of the most able bureaucrats in Whitehall to oversee famine relief.
Just at this moment despatches of the gravest importance arrived from Guelders at Whitehall.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
Home to dinner, and then walked to Whitehall, it being very cold and foul and rainy weather.
At noon I went and dined with my Lady at Whitehall, and so back again to the office, and after that home to my workmen.
To Whitehall and there with Mr. Creed took a most pleasant walk for two hours in the park, which is now a very fair place.
There were dense masses of people up Whitehall, and right on to Westminster Bridge.The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Whitehall
a street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament: site of the main government offices
the British Government or its central administration
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