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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of Greater London in southeast England on the Thames River. It includes the principal offices of the British government, especially along Whitehall and Downing streets, and such famous structures as Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Population: 244,000.
  • A city of southern California, a residential suburb of Long Beach. Population: 89,500.
  • A city of north-central Colorado, a residential and industrial suburb of Denver. Population: 106,000.

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  • proper n. A borough of London; it includes the principal offices of the British government

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  • n. a borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey

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Examples

  • Thursday, March 12 WESTMINSTER -- The men and women serving our country at the Vermont National Guard base in Westminster are playing a waiting game these days.

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  • WESTMINSTER - Dan Mandich hasn't quit his day job just yet, but thanks to a $648,000 state grant awarded to the town of Westminster and earmarked for his new slaughterhouse he soon will.

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  • WESTMINSTER, Md. - The National Rifle Association's Hunter Services Department will sponsor its NRA Great American Hunting and Outdoor Show Jan. 29-31 at the Carroll County Agriculture Center Shipley Arena in Westminster, Md.

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  • WESTMINSTER, SC.- Shannon Leigh Hagan and John Matthew Wilson were married in an intimate wedding ceremony on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Magnolia Manor in Westminster, S.C. Officiating the ceremony was Rev. Wayne Morton.

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  • He was 18 and on a gap year between his time at the Ā£10,000 a term Westminster School and Cambridge University in 1986 when he "briefly" accepted a post at the bank after spending the winter season as a ski instructor on the slopes of Austria.

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  • But the community most people see themselves as part of in Westminster is the political community.

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  • Annabelle Ewing, amongst the hardest working MPs in Westminster, is expected to take this seat for the SNP despite the large swing required.

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  • There was further confusion in Westminster tonight after no one at all resigned from the cabinet for more than an hour.

    Cabinet shock as no one resigns for over an hour

  • As Huw suggests, the Conservatives may be exiting a political wilderness in Westminster next year, but right now they are entering one in Brussels.

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  • Question: How come when a lot of what was done at Westminster by politicians was handed over to the Welsh assembly we didn't see at least some reduction in Westminster MPs?

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