Meaning of Drury Lane

Dru'ry Lane'

Pronunciation: (droor'ē), [key]
  1. a street in London, England, formerly notable for its theaters, named after the house Sir William Drury built there in the reign of Henry VIII.
  2. a famous theater (founded 1661) on Drury Lane in London, England.
  3. the theatrical district located on or near this street.
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