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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sydenham, Thomas Sydenham, English Hippocrates(noun)

    English physician (1624-1689)

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  1. Sydenham

    Sydenham is a South East London suburb in the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley and Southwark. Sydenham was located in Kent until 1889 when the County of London was formed, additionally, in 1965 Sydenham became part of the current London Boroughs. The suburb was one of the first areas in Southern England to have a railway station, opening 1839 by the London and Croydon Railway. Sydenham is the location where the Crystal Palace from the Great Exhibition was relocated in 1854. Today Sydenham is a diverse suburb and as of the 2011 census, the population of the Sydenham ward was 15,605, however, Upper Sydenham, and the parts in the boroughs of Bromley and Southwark are not included.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sydenham

    a district of Kent and suburb of London, to the SE. of which it lies 7 m., includes the Surrey parish of Lambeth, where in 1852-54 the Crystal Palace was erected and still stands, a far-famed sight of London, containing valuable collections illustrative of the arts and sciences, and surrounded by a magnificent park and gardens.

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