What is the meaning of London?
(ˈlʌndən ) noun. 1. the capital of the United Kingdom, a port in S England on the River Thames near its estuary on the North Sea: consists of the City (the financial quarter), the West End (the entertainment and major shopping centre), the East End (the industrial and former dock area), and extensive suburbs.
Is London in the dictionary?
Meaning of London in English
the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, in the south-east of England on the River Thames.
What is defined as greater London?
Greater London. Greater London is an administrative area, ceremonial county and the London region of England. It was created as an area for local government on 1 April 1965, comprising the City of London and 32 London boroughs, of which twelve are Inner London boroughs and twenty are Outer London boroughs.
What type of word is London?
The capital city of the United Kingdom and of England, situated near the mouth of the River Thames in southeast England, with a metropolitan population of more than 12,000,000.
Does London mean moon?
London does NOT mean ‘fortress of the moon’ in Latin! And for those who compare Paris to London as a name – Paris is an Ancient Greek name which predates the city by centuries. The various New World cities which are also used as names (Augusta, Sydney etc etc) were NAMED AFTER PEOPLE!
What is the capital of London?
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. It is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 13 million inhabitants.