Definition of Bloomsbury
1. Noun. A city district of central London laid out in garden squares.
Group relationships: British Capital, Capital Of The United Kingdom, Greater London, London
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Literary usage of Bloomsbury
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The new edifice, Southampton House, occupied the whole of the north side of the present bloomsbury Square. It is supposed to have been designed by John Webb ..."
2. Highways and Byways in London by Emily Constance (Baird) Cook (1903)
"CHAPTER XI bloomsbury " Some love the Chelsea river gales, And the slow barges' ruddy sails, And these I'll woo when glamour fails In bloomsbury. ..."
3. The History of the Squares of London: Topographical & Historical by Edwin Beresford Chancellor (1907)
"Queen Square and Bedford Square, All bloomsbury and all Soho With every sunbeam ... THIS Square, formed on a site called bloomsbury, or as it was written ..."
4. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1849)
"To walk back to my walk about the Square end of the town, and to what happened therein,—I came suddenly into bloomsbury Square, and was startled, ..."
5. A Wanderer in London by Edward Verrall Lucas (1906)
"CHAPTER XV HOLBORN AND bloomsbury The changing seasons — London at her best — Signs of Winter — True Londoners — Staple Inn — Ely Place — Gray's Inn — Lord ..."
6. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1894)
"GEORGE'S, bloomsbury. the knop bears the arms of the City of Westminster, and a figure of the patron saint in addition is at the top. ..."