a former borough of Greater London, England, now part of Greenwich and Newham: royal military academy and arsenal.
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How to use Woolwich in a sentence
“Follow the examples of your brothers from Woolwich, Texas and Boston,” she tweeted.
Amanda Donnelly Martin, who was with her daughter, was one of those later described as the Angels of Woolwich.
During the early 1970s, the IRA planted two pub bombs in Woolwich at establishments frequented by British soldiers.‘Shadow Dancer’ Explores Post-Thatcher’s London During the Troubles | Marlow Stern | May 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If anything the young man sounded South London, maybe a Woolwich local.Welcome to Woolwich, Where English Terrorists Say Sorry While They Murder | Peter Pomerantsev | May 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Arsenal was the main employer in Woolwich, but it was shut down after WWII when the Empire disappeared and the army shrunk.Welcome to Woolwich, Where English Terrorists Say Sorry While They Murder | Peter Pomerantsev | May 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If ships sail over the sea as fast as railways run across the land; if Helles is nearer Woolwich than Calais; then he is right.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
This morning Sir Williams both went to Woolwich to sell some old provisions there.
And then we took boat to Woolwich, where we staid and gave order for the fitting out of some more ships presently.
So to Greenwich; and had a fine pleasant walk to Woolwich, having in our company Captn.
Then to a trial of several sorts of hemp, but could not perform it here so well as at Woolwich, but we did do it pretty well.