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Tower of London


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  • proper n. A riverside fortress in London, used as a palace, prison and now a museum housing the Crown Jewels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a collection of buildings in the eastern part of London, formerly containing a state prison, and now used as an arsenal and repository of various objects of public interest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fortress in London on the Thames; used as a palace and a state prison and now as a museum containing the crown jewels


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  • She escaped with her son, and Henry lurked in concealment till he was betrayed and imprisoned in the Tower of London (in 1465).

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  • And if not — when the Levellers tried to subvert the Army, for example — he clapped them straight into the Tower of London ….

    War Game

  • What a contrast was the abject, weeping coward covered with mud and slime, who had been carried in triumph to the grim Tower of London to meet his doom!

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  • 'Captain Blood put an end to the straight-lift caper, nicking the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London in 1671.

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