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Etymology edit

From Middle English London, from Old English Lunden, from Proto-Celtic via Latin Londinium - see for details.

Pronunciation edit

  • enPR: lŭn'dən, IPA(key): /ˈlʌn.dən/
  • (dialectal) enPR: lŭ'nən, IPA(key): /ˈlʌ.nən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌndən

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London (countable and uncountable, plural Londons)

  1. The capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England. Situated on the tidal River Thames in southeast England, with a metropolitan population of more than 13,000,000.
    • 2022 October 12, Bernardine Evaristo, “Read Your Way Through London”, in The New York Times[1]:
      An eccentric city with a live-and-let-live vibe, London is a place where people can be free to be themselves, find the communities to which they belong and write whatever they want. There are, in a sense, many Londons for writers to explore.
  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, Canada, with a population of approximately 300,000.
  5. A small agricultural village in the commune of Savigny-sur-Seille, Saône-et-Loire department, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, France.
  6. A village in Kiritimati atoll, Kiribati.
  7. An urban neighborhood of the city of Belgrade, Serbia.
  8. Several places in the United States:
    1. A small city in Pope County, Arkansas, with a population of approximately 900.
    2. A census-designated place in Tulare County, California, with a population of approximately 1,800.
    3. An unincorporated community in Moral Township, Shelby County, Indiana.
    4. A city, the county seat of Laurel County, Kentucky, with a population of approximately 8,000.
    5. An unincorporated community in Freeborn County, Minnesota.
    6. A city, the county seat of Madison County, Ohio, with a population of approximately 9,000.
    7. An unincorporated community in Kimble County, Texas, with a population of approximately 180.
    8. An unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia.
    9. An unincorporated community in Dane County and Jefferson County, Wisconsin.
  9. A habitational surname for someone from London.
  10. (rare) A unisex given name transferred from the place name.
    • 2012, Louise Erdrich, The Round House, Corsair, published 2013, →ISBN, 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.

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  • Norwegian Bokmål: London

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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London n

  1. London (a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada)

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The city in England, capital of England and the United Kingdom, is invariably named Londen in Dutch. The spelling “London” is used for other cities, such as London, Ontario.

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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London ?

  1. London (the capital of the United Kingdom; capital of England)

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔndɔn/ (most common)
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔndn̩/ (particularly Swiss; also elsewhere, but often perceived as affected)
  • (file)

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London n (proper noun, genitive Londons or (optionally with an article) London)

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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 London on Hungarian Wikipedia

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  • IPA(key): [ˈlondon]
  • Hyphenation: Lon‧don
  • Rhymes: -on

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative London
accusative Londont
dative Londonnak
instrumental Londonnal
causal-final Londonért
translative Londonná
terminative Londonig
essive-formal Londonként
essive-modal
inessive Londonban
superessive Londonon
adessive Londonnál
illative Londonba
sublative Londonra
allative Londonhoz
elative Londonból
delative Londonról
ablative Londontól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Londoné
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Londonéi
Possessive forms of London
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Londonom
2nd person sing. Londonod
3rd person sing. Londonja
1st person plural Londonunk
2nd person plural Londonotok
3rd person plural Londonjuk

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From Old English Lunden, from Latin Londinium - see for details.

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London

  1. London (the capital city of England)

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The City of London viewed from the balcony at City Hall.

Etymology edit

From English London, from Middle English London (London), from Old English Lunden (London), a borrowing from Latin Londinium (London), likely from Proto-Celtic *Londinjon (place that floods), from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (to sink; subdue) - see the Latin entry for details.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔndɔn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔn
  • Hyphenation: Lon‧don

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England) with a metropolitan population of more than 13,000,000.
    London ligger på begge sider av elven Themsen i Sørøst-England.
    London is located on both sides of the River Thames in the South East of England.
  2. London (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. London (a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada), with a population of approximately 300,000.
  5. London (a small agricultural village in the commune of Savigny-sur-Seille, Saône-et-Loire department, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, France).
  6. London (a village in Kiritimati atoll, Kiribati).
  7. London (an urban neighborhood of the city of Belgrade, Serbia).
  8. Several places in the United States:
    1. London (a small city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States), with a population of approximately 900.
    2. London (a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States).
    3. London (an unincorporated community in Moral Township, Shelby County, Indiana, United States).
    4. London (a city, the county seat of Laurel County, Kentucky, United States), with a population of approximately 8,000.
    5. London (an unincorporated community in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States).
    6. London (a city, the county seat of Madison County, Ohio, United States), with a population of approximately 9,000.
    7. London (a small city in California, United States), with a population of approximately 1,800.
    8. London (an unincorporated community in Kimble County, Texas, United States), with a population of approximately 180.
    9. London (an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States).
    10. London (an unincorporated community in Dane County and Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States).

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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London

  1. London (a city in Ontario, Canada)
  2. (rare) Synonym of Londres

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  • IPA(key): /lǒndoːn/
  • Hyphenation: Lon‧don

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Lòndōn m (Cyrillic spelling Ло̀ндо̄н)

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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London n (genitive Londons)

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)