Greenwich, an important borough of Kent (officially within the county of London), on the Thames, 5 m. SE. of London Bridge; its active industries embrace engineering, telegraph works, chemical works, &c.; the Royal Observatory, founded by Charles II. in 1675, occupies a commanding site within the Park; it is from this point that degrees of longitude with us are reckoned.

Population (circa 1900) given as 78,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Greenough, Horatio * Greenwich Hospital
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Greek Fire
Greeley, Horace
Green, John Richard
Green, Nathanael
Green, Thomas Hill
Greenough, Horatio
Greenwich Hospital
Greenwood, Frederick
Greg, William Rathbone
Grégoire, Henri
Gregorian Calendar
Gregorian Year
Gregory I., the Great
Gregory II., St.
Gregory III.


Greenwich in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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