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  • proper n. An inner city area of Lambeth in South London.
  • proper n. A British motor car company, now part of Magna International.


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  • The bishop ordered the building to be discontinued, but, as by the privileges granted by former bishops, this was a violation of the rights of the Liegeois, his order was disregarded, and the Vauxhall now known by the name of _the Vauxhall_, was finished.

    Olla Podrida

  • Many a daintily cloaked figure stole, masked, to the rendezvous in the garden under the cherry-trees, and many a duel was fought in the pleasant meadows to the south which we called Vauxhall; and there I have seen silent men waiting at dawn, playing with the coffee they scarce could swallow, while their seconds paced the path beyond the stile, whistling reflectively, switching the wild roses, with a watchful eye for the coming party.

    The Reckoning

  • She is also very well liked in Vauxhall CLP - she always turns up for meetings, is happy to help with campaigning and will deal with issues/problems.

    Archive 2008-02-10

  • She is loved in Vauxhall constituency for it - I have been out canvassing for her and to all intents and purposes it is the Kate Hoey vote that we were getting out not the Labour vote.

    Archive 2008-02-10

  • We've had two people renew in Vauxhall because Ming was elected.

    LibDems Losing Members & Activists?

  • We were down in Vauxhall for Anna's birthday party, and first of all a group of fourteen of us went to an Indian restaurant called Hot Stuff, tucked away down a dodgy looking street close to where Anna and carakins live.

    The One With The Best Curry In London

  • Honest John helps long-term Vauxhall owners choose a new car. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • – you really surprise me, – why Vauxhall is the first pleasure in life!

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World

  • But perhaps of equal interest are the origins of the name Vauxhall and their recently re-vamped Griffin badge.

    Badge Engineering

  • Well did Spring Gardens -- afterwards known as Vauxhall, or Fauxhall, years later -- deserve the patronage bestowed upon them.

    Madame Flirt A Romance of 'The Beggar's Opera'


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