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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A district of Greater London in southeast England on the north bank of the Thames River. It is noted for Kensington Palace, the principal royal residence in the 1700s.

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  • proper noun An affluent area of west London; South Kensington contains several major museums

Etymologies

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From Old English personal name Cynesige + -ing- + -ton ("Estate associated with Cynesige")

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