Definitions

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  • n. the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London
  • n. used to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain

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Examples

  • In November 1999, Betty Jean Grant made her second bid for election to the city council, and this time she won.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • They continued to hold weekly meetings at Harambe over that summer, fall, and winter, naming themselves the Toxic Waste/ Lupus Coalition, with the specific goals of alerting residents to the hazardous site at 858 East Ferry as well as forcing the city and state to do something to better protect the people who lived in the neighborhood.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In 1997 the city of Buffalo, which was hoping to develop such brownfields within the city to further economic expansion, had asked the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to investigate the site.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In 1997 Betty Jean Grant ran for a seat on the city council but lost the election.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Together with Robert Rauschenberg obituary May 13 2008, whom he had met at the Art Students League, he travelled to Rome, the city in which he was to settle five years later, and, more surprisingly, Morocco.

    Cy Twombly obituary

  • The gold mines have gone but the diamonds remain and the city has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country in order to entice workers to a place which has snow for eight months of the year and temperatures drop to minus 30C in winter.

    William and Kate presented with diamonds in Yellowknife

  • The Toxic Waste/Lupus Coalition feared that the DEC and the city wanted to sweep the issue away, which simply goaded them on more.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The rest—the keepsakes and bric-a-brac, and the hundreds of family photos, the baby pictures of Judy and Stuey, the snapshots of vacations in the Catskills and of the Ungars in happier times—was discarded, incinerated in a mountain of trash in the city dump, a sad and anonymous end to a family that was no more.

    One of a Kind

  • During dinner he diagrammed a take down of a suspected drug house on the west side of the city scheduled for later that night.

    Give Up?

  • In moments he was gone, and Tanek went to the window, surveying the city he made his home in these warm summer months.

    Breakdowns

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