[wim-buh l-duh n]
- a former borough, now part of Merton, in SE England, near London: international tennis tournaments.
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"At last, my love, we are together," he murmured as they neared Wimbledon.
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I once resided in Wimbledon, and saw you several times at the village church.
After a pause, Florence asked her companion if she "had ever visited Wimbledon since she left it."
No, or she had not gathered Wimbledon about her to make merry the midnight hour.
- part of the Greater London borough of Merton: headquarters of the All England Lawn Tennis Club since 1877 and the site of the annual international tennis championships
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