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Wimbledon

district of South London, Old English Wunemannedune (10c.), probably "Wynnman's hill," from proper name *Wynnman. The -m- is unetymological; the -n- to -l- substitution was common in Anglo-French. Used metonymically from 1895 for the lawn tennis championships played annually there.

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Definitions of Wimbledon

Wimbledon (n.)
a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts;
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