Definition of Greenwich

1. Noun. A borough of Greater London on the Thames; zero degrees of longitude runs through Greenwich; time is measured relative to Greenwich Mean Time.




Definition of Greenwich

1. Proper noun. A town on the south bank of the River Thames through which the prime meridian passes. ¹

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Literary usage of Greenwich

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1. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"Immediately beyond tin pier rises greenwich Hospital (p. 412), on a river-terrace 860 ft long, and behind it are greenwich Park and Observatory (p. ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1872)
"w. of greenwich.—Observers: Peruvian Hydrographie Commission of the Amazon, 1868. ... 73° 51' 00" w. of greenwich.—Observers : Peruvian Hydrographie ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"I. " Account of recent Pendulum Operations for determining the relative Force of Gravity at the Kew and the greenwich Observatories." By General WALKER, CB, ..."

4. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"I do not pretend to say that the corrections for greenwich would give equally satisfactory results for other places, but it is probable that they could be ..."

5. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"BY WILLIAM ELLIS, FRAS, of the Royal Observatory, greenwich, [Received May 17th.—Read June 18th, 1890.] THE maximum and minimum readings of air temperature ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"At the same time it was advised that the astronomical day should begin at midnight, mean greenwich time, the hours for astronomical purposes being reckoned ..."

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