Palace of Westminster love

Palace of Westminster

Definitions

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  • proper noun An extensive building on the north bank of the River Thames in London, housing the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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Examples

  • The teenager was fascinated by the apparatus, and especially by the single demonstration slide that came with it: a wide-angle photograph of two men overlooking the Thames, with the Palace of Westminster and a lurid sunset behind them.

    Brian Dillon on John Stezaker at the Whitechapel Gallery

  • They've both spent most of their working life in the Palace of Westminster.

    Press regulation needs to be reformed, but not by settling old scores

  • Liberal statesman John Bright (1811-1889) called England, not the Palace of Westminster, the "Mother of Parliaments" (Profile).

    For the record

  • He said the Commons should seek permission from Buckingham Palace to rent out Westminster Hall just four times a year at the cost of £25,000 per occasion – the Palace of Westminster is officially a royal palace and ultimate permission would come from the crown.

    MPs push to turn House of Commons into tourist attraction

  • This practice was abandoned barely two centuries ago, in 1834, when the Treasury decided to incinerate the obsolete pieces of wood in a furnace under the Palace of Westminster, the seat of British government.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • This practice was abandoned barely two centuries ago, in 1834, when the Treasury decided to incinerate the obsolete pieces of wood in a furnace under the Palace of Westminster, the seat of British government.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • This practice was abandoned barely two centuries ago, in 1834, when the Treasury decided to incinerate the obsolete pieces of wood in a furnace under the Palace of Westminster, the seat of British government.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • Just down the road from the Palace of Westminster is Charing Cross, the site of a pillory which, given the news from the hateful Harriet Harman, embarrassment to every woman alive, should be brought back.

    Hateful woman makes unsurprising decision

  • Museum Insider blog said the River Thames was so heavily polluted with raw sewage before Crossness Pumping Station was built that members of parliament thought of abandoning the recently opened Palace of Westminster.

    Crossness, London - amazing Victorian architecture

  • Museum Insider blog said the River Thames was so heavily polluted with raw sewage before Crossness Pumping Station was built that members of parliament thought of abandoning the recently opened Palace of Westminster.

    Archive 2009-05-01

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