Covent Garden
Covent Cov"ent (k?v"ent), n. [OF. covent, F. couvent. See {Convent}.] A convent or monastery. [Obs.] --Bale. [1913 Webster]

{Covent Garden}, a large square in London, so called because originally it was the garden of a monastery. [1913 Webster]


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  • Covent Garden — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • COVENT GARDEN — COVENT GARDE Sous le nom de Covent Garden, trois théâtres ont successivement occupé sur Bow Street, à Londres, le même site consacré. Le premier, inauguré le 7 décembre 1742 avec The Way of the World de Congreve, était surtout consacré au théâtre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Covent Garden —   [ kɔvənt gɑːdn], Platz im Zentrum Londons, früher der Klostergarten der Westminster Abbey, seit dem 17. Jahrhundert bis 1974 Gemüse , Obst und Blumenhauptmarkt von London; in den ehemaligen Markthallen heute Boutiquen und Cafés; am Platz steht… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Covent Garden — (spr. kóww nt), s. London …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Covent Garden — (spr. köww nt gahrd n), Marktplatz im W. von London, mit Coventgardentheater, Opernhaus …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Covent Garden — (izg. kòvent gárdn) m DEFINICIJA londonsko kazalište, osnovano poč. 18. st., danas stalna državna opera …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Covent Garden — This article is about the London district. For the theatre, see Royal Opera House. Coordinates: 51°30′43″N 0°07′22″W / 51.51197°N 0.1228°W / …   Wikipedia

  • Covent Garden — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Covent Garden (homonymie). Covent Garden L intérieur de l ancien marché …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Covent Garden —    obsolete English    engaged in or ancillary to prostitution    The London district, with the neighbouring Drury Lane, was a 17th century haunt of prostitutes (see also Drury Lane ague). AS Covent is a corruption of convent, there were many… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Covent Garden — /kuv euhnt, kov / 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. * * *… …   Universalium

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