London vs Hull - What's the difference?

london | hull |


As a proper noun london

is the capital city of the united kingdom and of england, situated near the mouth of the river thames in southeast england, with a metropolitan population of more than 12,000,000.

As a verb hull is

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london

English

(wikipedia)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The capital city of the United Kingdom and of England, situated near the mouth of the River Thames in southeast England, with a metropolitan population of more than 12,000,000.
  • A city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, with a population of approximately 300,000.
  • A city in Ohio, USA, with a population of approximately 9,000.
  • A city in Kentucky, USA, with a population of approximately 8,000.
  • A city in Arkansas, USA, with a population of approximately 900.
  • A city in California, USA, with a population of approximately 1,800.
  • A community in Texas, USA, with a population of approximately 180.
  • A community in West Virginia, USA.
  • A settlement in Kiribati, on Easter Island.
  • for someone from London.
  • (rare) transferred from the place name.
  • * 2012 (Louise Erdrich), The Round House , Corsair (2013), ISBN 9781472108166, page 178:
  • Sonja made me promise I would go to college. She said she'd wanted her daughter, Murphy, to go. She'd named her baby Murphy because it could never be a stripper name. But her daughter had changed her name to London .

    Derived terms

    * City of London * Greater London * London broil * Londoner * Londonish * Londonism * Londonistan * Londonize * London Bridge * London moment * London paste * London plane * Londonphile * London pride * London rocket * London Underground * London weighting * Multicultural London English * New London * Tower of London

    See also

    * the City * Cockney

    Statistics

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    Anagrams

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    References

    * 2003, A. D. Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names , Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198527586 English surnames ----

    hull

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The outer covering of a fruit or seed
  • Synonyms
    * (outer covering of fruit or seed ): husk, shell
    Derived terms
    * ahull * monohull * multihull * twinhull * tank hull * hull-down

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed.
  • She sat on the back porch hulling peanuts.
    Synonyms
    * (to remove hull of a fruit or seed ): peel, husk, shell, shuck

    Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane
  • * Dryden
  • Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete, intransitive, nautical) To drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled
  • *, II.1:
  • *:We goe not, but we are carried: as things that flote, now gliding gently, now hulling violently, according as the water is, either stormy or calme.
  • To hit (a ship) in the hull with cannon fire etc.
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