Lombard Street

Lombard Street
a street in central London containing many of the major London banks
Instance Hypernyms: ↑street

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Lombard Street [Lombard Street]
a street in the centre of London, England, which is the city’s main financial district, containing branches of many of Britain’s major banks. The street’s name comes from Lombardy, the area in northern Italy from which many ↑bankers came to settle in London in the late 13th century.

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  • Lombard Street — Lombard Lom bard, prop. n. [F. lombard, fr. the Longobardi or Langobardi, i. e., Longbeards, a people of Northern Germany, west of the Elbe, and afterward in Northern Italy. See {Long}, and {Beard}, and cf. {Lumber}.] 1. A native or inhabitant of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lombard Street — es el nombre de varias calles: Lombard Street: en San Francisco. Lombard Street: en Londres. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a través de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lombard Street —   [ lɔmbəd striːt], Straße in der City von London, nach den Lombarden benannt. Die Lombard Street war früher Sitz großer Banken.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lombard Street — (spr. lómbĕrd strīt), Straße in der City von London, Sitz zahlreicher Banken; so benannt nach den lombardischen Geldhändlern, die sich hier niederließen, und figürlich gebraucht für den Weltgeldhandel Londons, z. B. als Titel einer auch ins… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lombard Street — (spr. striht), Straße in der City von London, Sitz großer Banken, daher in übertragenem Sinne Bezeichnung für den engl. Geldmarkt überhaupt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lombard Street — Die berühmten Kurven der Lombard Street Lombard Street vom Coit T …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lombard Street — 37° 48′ 07″ N 122° 25′ 08″ W / 37.802, 122.419 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lombard Street — There are at least three famous Lombard Streets * Lombard Street, San Francisco, famed for its twists and turns * Lombard Street, London, leading from the Bank of England to Gracechurch Street * Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland, famed for its… …   Wikipedia

  • Lombard Street —    West from Gracechurch Street, at No. 23, to Mansion House (P.O. Directory). In Langbourn, Bridge Within and Walbrook Wards.    Earliest mention: Lumbardstret, 1319 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 96).    The Lansdowne MS. quoted below may follow the… …   Dictionary of London

  • Lombard Street — The street in the City of London that is the traditional centre of the money market. Many commercial banks have offices in or near Lombard Street, as do many bill brokers and discount houses. The Bank of England is round the corner …   Accounting dictionary

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