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Lambeth

(lăm`bəth), inner borough (1991 pop. 220,100) of Greater London, SE England, on the Thames River. It is largely residential but is important as an area of governmental and commercial offices. The borough is also a major transportation hub with several railroad stations, including Waterloo, London's largest. Lambeth is connected to Westminster borough across the Thames by five bridges. The Old Vic, the National Film Theatre, and the Royal Festival Hall are in Lambeth, as are the Imperial War Museum, Morley College, and eight hospitals, two of which (St. Thomas's and King's College hospitals) have medical schools.

Lambeth

1. a borough of S Greater London, on the Thames: contains Lambeth Palace (the London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury). Pop.: 268 500 (2003 est.). Area: 27 sq. km (11 sq. miles)
2. the Archbishop of Canterbury in his official capacity
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Officers from the Met Police's child abuse and sexual offences command are looking into claims the star sexually assaulted a man in Lambeth in 2005.
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Alan Lambeth, who is banned from every betting shop in the city, had turned up at Warwick Crown Court in a wheelchair just days after a judge had granted him bail so he could pay his last respects to his dying brother.
Vulnerable youngsters were the victims of "institutionalised evil" over a period of decades at homes run by Lambeth council, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) was told.
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Londoners - who have experienced more than their share of terrorist attacks - were left confused as they saw the bus go up in flames as it drove along Lambeth Bridge yesterday.
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That quote has caused very lively debates in classrooms at the Army War College, and now Benjamin Lambeth has provided the most thorough evaluation available of airpower's role in the 23 days of formal conventional combat that began Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Religious communities have been quietly present at Lambeth Palace at other times in recent history But no modern archbishop of Canterbury has come up with an arrangement as radical as Justin Welby has proposed.
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A children's charity has secured funding to improve the lives of more than 10,000 children in Lambeth, south London.