[woo l-ij, -ich]
- a former borough of Greater London, England, now part of Greenwich and Newham: royal military academy and arsenal.
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Examples from the Web for woolwich
“Follow the examples of your brothers from Woolwich, Texas and Boston,” she tweeted.The Bride of ISIS Revealed
September 3, 2014
Amanda Donnelly Martin, who was with her daughter, was one of those later described as the Angels of Woolwich.U.K. Beheading Trial’s Grisly Start
November 30, 2013
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
May 31, 2013
If anything the young man sounded South London, maybe a Woolwich local.
The Arsenal was the main employer in Woolwich, but it was shut down after WWII when the Empire disappeared and the army shrunk.
Months after that I gave an entertainment one evening at Woolwich.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
He would be more chatty, I dare say, in his way from Woolwich.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
A 1542 barrel at Woolwich has six fine spiral grooves in the bore.Artillery Through the Ages
Blackwall and Woolwich, Gravesend, and the vessel moored for the night.Mother Carey's Chicken
George Manville Fenn
Still, I recall a few things which preceded my leaving the school for Woolwich.Burr Junior
G. Manville Fenn