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  • proper n. a part of City of Westminster in London, England


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  • Tinello, a new restaurant in Pimlico, is an example of a room that feels as if it were designed with the evening crowd in mind.

    Restaurant: Tinello, London SW1

  • Another favourite Indian venue is the Top Curry Centre in Pimlico, which is popular with all politicians who live in the vicinity.

    Your chance to share a curry with Lembit Opik

  • The featured crime debut for September is Walking in Pimlico by Ann Featherstone (John Murray, £14.99), a murder mystery set in the world of Victorian music hall.


  • I then walked across Lambeth bridge and visited Cornucopia, a vintage shop that is in Pimlico tube stop.

    Walking London

  • Following the planned closure of the Office for national Statistics in Pimlico, staff will either be relocated to Newport or made redundant when the office moves, in 2010.

    Archive 2007-02-04

  • Fancy taking a house in Pimlico or West Kensington, or one of those horrible places with a man to whom you have a violent attraction and consulting with your adored as to whether you could run to three maids and a Tweeny!

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • 'Middle-class respectability – living in Pimlico or further Kensington,' scoffed Biddy.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • Can any of your correspondents inform me of the derivation of the word "Pimlico," and why that portion of land now built on near to Buckingham House, through which the road now runs to Chelsea, is called Pimlico?

    Notes and Queries, Number 24, April 13, 1850

  • "A place near Chelsea is still called Pimlico, and was resorted to within these few years, on the same account as the former at Hogsdon."

    Notes and Queries, Number 29, May 18, 1850

  • Mavis found a resting-place for her tired body in the unattractive district of Pimlico, which is the last halting-place of so many of

    Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl


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