"tyburnia" Definition

  1. the Portman and Grosvenor Square district. It is facetiously divided by the Londoners into “Tyburnia Felix,” “Tyburnia Deserta,” and “Tyburnia Snobbica.” The old gallows at Tyburn stood near the N.E. corner of Hyde Park, at the angle formed by the Edgware Road and the top of Oxford Street. In 1778 this was two miles out of London.

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Position in the dictionary: 3825 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: tye, tyke, typo, u.p., ugly, ullages, unbleached american, uncle, under a cloud, under the rose.
Previous words in the dictionary: tyburn tippet, twopenny-hops, twopenny-halfpenny, twopenny rope, twopenny, two-handed game, two-handed, two-eyed-steak, two upon ten, two to one

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