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Meaning of "Somerset House" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOMERSET HOUSE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOMERSET HOUSE

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Somerset House is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOMERSET HOUSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Somerset House

Somerset House

Somerset House is a large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, England, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. The building, originally the site of a Tudor palace, was designed by Sir William Chambers in 1776, and further extended with Victorian wings to the north and south. The East Wing forms part of the adjacent King's College London.

Definition of Somerset House in the English dictionary

The definition of Somerset House in the dictionary is a building in London, in the Strand, built by Sir William Chambers; formerly housed the General Register Office of births, marriages, and deaths: contains the art collections of the Courtauld Institute.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOMERSET HOUSE

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Somerville

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOMERSET HOUSE

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Queen´s House
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the House
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the White House
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Synonyms and antonyms of Somerset House in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Somerset House» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOMERSET HOUSE

Find out the translation of Somerset House to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Somerset House from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Somerset House» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盛大厦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Somerset House
570 millions of speakers

English

Somerset House
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समरसेट हाउस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

سومرست هاوس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Somerset House
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Somerset House
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সোমারসেট হাউস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Somerset House
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Somerset House
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Somerset House
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サマセットハウス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

서머셋 하우스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Somerset House
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Somerset House
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோமர்செட் ஹவுஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सॉमरसेट हाऊस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Somerset Evi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Somerset House
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Somerset House
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Somerset House
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Somerset House
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Somerset House
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Somerset House
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Somerset House
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Somerset House
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Somerset House

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOMERSET HOUSE»

The term «Somerset House» is regularly used and occupies the 81.202 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOMERSET HOUSE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Somerset House

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOMERSET HOUSE»

Discover the use of Somerset House in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Somerset House and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mysteries of Ontario
{219) Somerset House This fourteen-room mansion at 50 Crawford Street was built following the War of 1812 by Benjamin Chaffey. He was one of the design and construction engineers who worked on Montreal's Victoria Bridge, and he lived ...
John Robert Colombo, 1999
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Images of Rule: Art and Politics in the English Renaissance, ...
... Civil War.27 Veevers points to the parallel between what could be seen at Somerset House chapel and the great quarantore temporary altarpiece which had been erected by Pietro da Cortona in the church of S. Lorenzo in Damaso in Rome ...
David Howarth, 1997
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New Monthly Magazine
The Annual Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Artists, at Somerset House, is just closed. So are the Courts of Law at Westminster, to make way for the ceremony of the King's Coronation ; but they will not long be re-opened before a curious ...
Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, 1821
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The Courtauld Gallery at Somerset House
This invaluable survey includes a representative selection of 77 paintings from all periods, each reproduced in colour and accompanied by an authoritative note.
Courtauld Institute of Art, 1999
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London
South of Aldwych and the Strand stands Somerset House, sole survivor of the grandiose river palaces which once lined this stretch of the riverfront, its four wings enclosing a large courtyard rather like a Parisian hotel. However, although it ...
‎2003
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction
On the 14th of June, his effigies in wax (which had been made and shown with great pomp at Somerset House) were exposed out of one of the windows in Whitehall with a cord about his neck ; and on the 4th of May, 1661, the bodies of ...
John Timbs, 1824
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London Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and ...
Grant to Earl of Salisbury of the office of Keeper of Somerset House and Garden during the Queen's life. — Col. State Pap., 1603-1610, p. 441. February 8, 1609. — Warrant to pay to William Goodrowse, Sergeant Surgeon ^400 for laying out ...
Henry Benjamin Wheatley, Peter Cunningham, 2011
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Frommer's England 2008
Somerset House. For information about the other attractions, such as the Gilbert Collection and the Hermitage Rooms, see below. Somerset House,The Strand WC2. & 020/7848-2777. www.courtauld.ac.uk.Admission £5 ($9.50) adults,£4 ...
Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince, 2007
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Art in Museums
10 The Historicality of Art: Royal Academy (1780-1836) and Courtauld Institute Galleries (199()—) at Somerset House MARY BEARD and JOHN HENDERSON He who enters, not knowing what to expect, gazes a while about him, a stranger ...
Susan M. Pearce, 1995
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Capital Spaces: The Multiple Complex Public Spaces of a ...
Whilst both are publicly owned spaces, Somerset House Courtyard is leased to a CharitableTrustand internalised within an institution. This makes its status ambiguous. Thus, whilst the architect was clear that the space 'is not publicterritory', ...
Matthew Carmona, Filipa Matos Wunderlich, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOMERSET HOUSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Somerset House is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jessie J, Somerset House, review: 'a giant therapy session'
“I feel like I'm starting again,” said Jessie J as she closed Somerset House's Summer Series of outdoor concerts. In fact, this will be the last we see of her for a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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George Ezra, Somerset House, London — review
“I love you!” shouted a woman at the front. George Ezra looked in her direction but affected not to hear, busying himself with a water bottle. She shouted it again, ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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That's Entertainment For Jam Fans At Somerset House
Although they were only together for five years, The Jam are one of the most influential punk rock bands in British music history. This exhibition looks back at ... «Londonist, Jul 15»
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The Jam celebrated in exhibition
Weller said: "When we were in the band, I would never have thought that some 35-odd years later, there would be an exhibition in our name at Somerset House. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Woman dies in Somerset house blaze
An Avon and Somerset spokesman said: "We were called to the incident at around 7.15pm on Sunday and were working at the scene throughout yesterday ... «Somerset County Gazette, Jun 15»
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Somerset House set to bounce to the sound of the Jam in new …
Somerset House set to bounce to the sound of the Jam in new exhibition ... incongruously perhaps, at one of the grandest buildings in London: Somerset House. «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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Snap happy: Photo London comes to Somerset House
And after perusing the displays of 60 international galleries over at Somerset House, we've put together our highlights of this substantial presentation of all that ... «Time Out London, May 15»
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Photo London Opens At Somerset House To Technicolour And …
Photo London, which opens today at Somerset House, is a major international photography event that will take place at Somerset House, from 21-24 May 2015. «ArtLyst, May 15»
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Ticket Alert: Summer Films At Somerset House
Now in its eleventh year, the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House is back again with a season of classic and contemporary films screened in the open air ... «Londonist, May 15»
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London Fashion Week announce move from Somerset House to …
London Fashion Week has announced that it is waving goodbye to the iconic Somerset House location as it heads to Brewer Street car park in the heart of Soho. «Evening Standard, Apr 15»

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