Greater London

Greater London
noun
the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
Derivationally related forms: ↑Londoner (for: ↑London)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑England
Member Meronyms: ↑Londoner
Part Meronyms:

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London (def. 5).

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Greater London [Greater London]
the area covered by the 32 ↑boroughs of London. It was established as a local government area in the 1960s when parts of the counties closest to London became parts of London. It is a very large area, covering 610 square miles/1 580 square kilometres, with a population of around 7.2 million.
See also ↑London Assembly

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