from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A wide thoroughfare in London, England, running north and south between Trafalgar Square and the Houses of Parliament. Named after Whitehall Palace (1529-1698), the chief residence of the Court of London, it is noted for its government offices.
- n. The British civil service.
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- proper n. a wide street in Westminster between Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square; it houses several government offices
- proper n. a personification of the British government or civil service
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- n. the British civil service
- n. a wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices
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.
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.
WHITEHALL -- Robert Sprague scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Cardinals past Whitehall.
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.
WHITEHALL - The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.2 earthquake centered 2 miles southwest of Whitehall, between Bozeman and Butte.
Whitehall is shorthand for British government departments.
Four days later, Lord Goldsmith wrote him a formal note, prepared by his office and kept in Whitehall files.
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.
Of course, the fools in Whitehall wanted war, and so did the fools in Berlin.
And Whitehall is not about to impose lower compensation.