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Whitehall (street, London, England)

Whitehall, street in Westminster borough, London, England. Because of the many British government offices on the street, Whitehall has become a synonym for the government. The name derives from Whitehall Palace, first built for Hubert de Burgh in the 13th cent. and rebuilt for Cardinal Wolsey in the 16th cent. The Banqueting House, which was added (1619–22) by Inigo Jones, survives today and is used for official receptions. There is a World War I memorial cenotaph on the street.

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Whitehall (cities, United States)

Whitehall:1 City (1990 pop. 20,572), Franklin co., central Ohio, a suburb of Columbus; inc. 1948. Manufactures include water coolers and packaged meats. A large federal defense construction supply center is there. 2 Borough (1990 pop. 14,451), Allegheny co., SW Pa., a residential suburb of Pittsburgh; inc. 1948. Fabricated metal products and dairy goods are produced.

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Whitehall

Whitehall a street in Westminster, London, in which many government offices are located, used as an allusive reference to the British Civil Service. The name is taken from the former royal palace of White Hall, originally a residence of Cardinal Wolsey.

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