• enPR: lŭn'dən, IPA: /ˈlʌn.dən/
Proper noun
  1. A capital city in United Kingdom, ;. Situated near the mouth of the River Thames in southeast England, with a metropolitan population of more than 13,000,000.
  2. A former administrative county in England, created in 1889 from parts of Kent, Middlesex and Surrey, and merged into Greater London in 1965.
  3. (figuratively) The government of the United Kingdom.
  4. A city in southwestern Ontario, with a population of approximately 300,000.
  5. A small agricultural village in Savigny-sur-Seille, Saône-et-Loire.
  6. A village in Kiritimati, Kiribati.
  7. An urban neighborhood in Belgrade, Serbia.
  8. Several places in the United States:
    1. A small city in Pope County, Arkansas, with a population of approximately 900.
    2. CDP in Tulare County, California.
    3. An unincorporated community in Moral Township, Shelby County.
    4. A city/county seat in Laurel County, Kentucky, with a population of approximately 8,000.
    5. An unincorporated community in Freeborn County, Minnesota.
    6. A city/county seat in Madison County, Ohio, with a population of approximately 9,000.
    7. A small city in California, USA, with a population of approximately 1,800.
    8. An unincorporated community in Kimble County, Texas, with a population of approximately 180.
    9. An unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia.
    10. An unincorporated community in Dane County,Jefferson County, Wisconsin.
  9. Surname for someone from London.
  10. (rare) A unisex given name.
    • 2012 Louise Erdrich, The Round House, Corsair (2013), ISBN 9781472108166, page 178:
      Sonja made me promise I would go to college. She said she'd wanted her daughter, Murphy, to go. She'd named her baby Murphy because it could never be a stripper name. But her daughter had changed her name to London.
  • (in the United Kingdom) the Big Smoke, Eine, the Great Wen, Londongrad, Londonistan, Rum-ville, the Smoke
Translations Translations
  • French: London
  • German: London
  • Italian: London
  • Portuguese: London
  • Russian: Ло́ндон
  • Spanish: London

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