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.
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Lombard Street

London bankers’ row; named for 13th-century Italian moneylenders. [Br. Hist.: Plumb, 15]
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