Definitions

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

  • A district of western Greater London in southeast England. The famed Royal Botanic Gardens were established here in 1759 and presented to the nation in 1841.

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  • proper noun A village in Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England.

Etymologies

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Old French kai (related to modern quay).

Examples

  • There's a woman who obviously lives in Kew not Lewisham.

    Television

  • A college friend has set me up on her couch in Kew Gardens, Queens.

    Dispatch from NYC: Drawn and Quartered | clusterflock

  • The recently released files, discovered at the National Archives in Kew in London by researchers from the Derry-based Pat Finucane Centre, expose the official thinking behind the disparity and highlight the military's relaxed attitude towards loyalist paramilitary factions.

    MoD took softer line on loyalist paramilitaries, secret files reveal

  • After her second arrest, she was referred to Restore NYC through a judge at Queens Criminal Court in Kew Gardens.

    New Aid for Sex Victims

  • There's a woman who obviously lives in Kew not Lewisham.

    Flooded with garbage

  • There's a woman who obviously lives in Kew not Lewisham.

    May 2008

  • There's a woman who obviously lives in Kew not Lewisham.

    Flooded with garbage

  • Released by the National Archives in Kew, west London, the slim Security Service file casts new light on the uneasy relationship between one of the 20th century's most influential writers and the institutions of the British state, which he frequently criticised as unwieldy and unjust.

    How MI5 kept watch on Orwell

  • The digitised records form part of the underused and poorly catalogued 'poor law union correspondence', from the huge Ministry of Health archive held at The National Archives in Kew, covering the period 1834 to 1871.

    May 2007

  • We call upon Jenny Tonge in Kew to solicit her support for our campaign but she is out – event though I could swear I hear the wireless playing.

    Lord Bonkers' Diary

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