Definitions

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  • proper noun a wide street in Westminster between Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square; it houses several government offices
  • proper noun a personification of the British government or civil service

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

  • noun the British civil service
  • noun a wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices

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Examples

  • WHITEHALL -- A 36-year-old Whitehall woman was charged with felony criminal mischief for damaging the car of a teen she believed cut him off, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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  • WHITEHALL -- Robert Sprague scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Cardinals past Whitehall.

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  • WHITEHALL -- Zach Haynes stayed off his back in a 3-1 loss to Whitehall heavyweight Grant Gebo, allowing Hudson Falls to slip away with a 38-36 non-league victory over the Railroaders on Thursday night.

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  • WHITEHALL - The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology said it has no reports that people felt a magnitude 4.3 earthquake centered about 12 miles south of Whitehall in southwestern Montana.

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  • WHITEHALL - The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.2 earthquake centered 2 miles southwest of Whitehall, between Bozeman and Butte.

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  • Whitehall is shorthand for British government departments.

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  • As environment secretary and foreign secretary, Mrs Beckett was living at the grace and favour Admiralty House in Whitehall, which enabled her to rent out her London flat.

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  • As environment secretary and foreign secretary, Mrs Beckett was living at the grace and favour Admiralty House in Whitehall, which enabled her to rent out her London flat.

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  • Of course, the fools in Whitehall wanted war, and so did the fools in Berlin.

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  • Four days later, Lord Goldsmith wrote him a formal note, prepared by his office and kept in Whitehall files.

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