Lombard Street


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Lombard Street,

in London, England. It is a street of banks and financial houses that takes its name from the Lombard merchants and moneylenders who settled there in the 13th cent.

Lombard Street

London bankers’ row; named for 13th-century Italian moneylenders. [Br. Hist.: Plumb, 15]
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Lombard Street, also known as the 'the world's crookedest street,' became a popular attraction when its zigzag streets were made in the '20s to accommodate cars driving down the steep street.
That marriage had taken place in Allhallows Lombard Street on October 16, 1560, less than five months after Robert Crowley's death on 1 June of the same year.
Diana Choyleva, director and chief economist at Lombard Street Research, said holiday-home owners who flocked to Spain over the last couple of years could now see the price of their investment fall.
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Shaun Wyn Jones, of Lombard Street, Porthmadog, denies two charges of rape and one of sexual assault and is standing trial at Caernarfon Crown Court.
The West Bromwich venue is located on Lombard Street West and offers banqueting facilities over three floors and also includes a ground floor restaurant.
In its heart is the 'crookedest street in the world', the 1000 block of Lombard Street, where a series of eight switchback curves lead down from Hyde is home to the Explorium, described as the "best science museum in the world".
The neighbourhood meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 24, at Premier Inn, Lombard Street at 7pm.
Lombard Street Research Ltd has opined that India needs assertive monetary tightening to control inflation.
Financial advisers Grant Thornton and economists Lombard Street Research said inheritance tax (IHT) receipts had more than doubled since the Government came to power in 1997, despite there being no change in the 40 per cent rate.
And the couple, from Lombard Street, Barry, are still keen readers of the Echo and the Post.
1879 -- The first British telephone exchange opened in Lombard Street, London.