from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An area in London long noted for its produce market (established in 1671) and its royal theater (first built in 1731-1732). The market was moved to a site on the Thames River in 1974.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a large square in London, so called because originally it was the garden of a monastery.
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