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Belgravia

[bel-grey-vee-uh] /bɛlˈgreɪ vi ə/
noun
1.
a fashionable district in London, England, adjoining Hyde Park.
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Belgravian, adjective
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Belgravia

/bɛlˈɡreɪvɪə/
noun
1.
a fashionable residential district of W central London, around Belgrave Square
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neighbourhood in the London borough of Westminster. It lies east of Chelsea, south of Hyde Park, and southwest of the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Part of London's fashionable West End, it has many residential squares featuring large 19th-century houses. Belgravia is part of the Grosvenor Estate, which also includes a large portion of nearby Mayfair. The Grosvenors acquired title to the land in 1677, by way of Sir Thomas Grosvenor's marriage to the child-heiress Mary Davies

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