from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of Greater London in southeast England on the Thames River. It is the site of the original Royal Observatory, through which passes the prime meridian, or longitude 0°. Population: 228,000.
  • A town of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound near the New York border. Settled in 1640, it is mainly residential. Population: 62,100.

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  • proper n. A town on the south bank of the River Thames through which the prime meridian passes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a borough of Greater London on the Thames; zero degrees of longitude runs through Greenwich; time is measured relative to Greenwich Mean Time


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