Lon·don n. The capital city of England.
London paste Med., a paste made of caustic soda and unslacked lime; -- used as a caustic to destroy tumors and other morbid enlargements.
London pride. Bot. (a) A garden name for Saxifraga umbrosa, a hardy perennial herbaceous plant, a native of high lands in Great Britain. (b) A name anciently given to the Sweet William. --Dr. Prior.
London rocket Bot., a cruciferous plant (Sisymbrium Irio) which sprung up in London abundantly on the ruins of the great fire of 1667.
n 1: the capital and largest city of England; located on the
Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial
and cultural center [syn: Greater London, British
capital, capital of the United Kingdom]
2: United States writer of novels based on experiences in the
Klondike gold rush (1876-1916) [syn: Jack London, John