from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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°.
  • A town of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound. Settled in 1640, it is a wealthy suburb of New York City and home to many investment companies.

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

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  • noun 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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