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Meaning of Covent Garden

Cov'ent Gar'den

Pronunciation: (kuv'unt, kov'-), [key]
  1. a district in central London, England, formerly a vegetable and flower market.
  2. a theater in this district, first built 1731–32, important in English theatrical history: home of the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet.
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