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Wiktionary

  1. Kensingtonnoun

    An affluent area of west London; South Kensington contains several major museums

  2. Etymology: From personal name Cynesige + -ing#Etymology_3 + -ton

Wikipedia

  1. Kensington

    Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in the West of Central London. The district's commercial heart is Kensington High Street, running on an east–west axis. The north-east is taken up by Kensington Gardens, containing the Albert Memorial, the Serpentine Gallery and Speke's monument. South Kensington and Gloucester Road are home to Imperial College London, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Albert Hall, Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Science Museum. The area is also home to many embassies and consulates.

Wikidata

  1. Kensington

    Kensington is a town and district of west and central London, England, within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Its commercial heart is Kensington High Street. This affluent and densely populated area contains the well-known museum district of South Kensington. To the north, Kensington is bordered by Notting Hill; to the east, by Brompton and Knightsbridge; to the south, by Chelsea and Earl's Court; and to the west, by Hammersmith and Shepherd's Bush.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kensington

    a West London parish, in which stand the Palace (Queen Victoria's birthplace), the Albert Memorial and Hall, South Kensington Museum, the Royal College of Music, the Imperial Institute, and many other institutions: contains also Holland House, and has long been the place of residence of notably artistic and literary men.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Kensington

    Described in Anglo-Saxon records as Kynsington, or king’s meadow town.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kensington in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kensington in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Spun Gold:

    When the royal family was writing these blueprints for royal brides, Meghan couldn’t have been further from their original idea, it was blonde, English roses from aristocratic families. [Harry’s older brother] William bent that rule by marrying a girl from a much more middle-class family. Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace, London, on Nov. 27, 2017. (Reuters) And Harry is taking it a stage further… History proves with the most recent royal wives of Windsor that if you don’t stay in your lane, you can fall down. Diana became the star and that marriage didn’t work. Fergie was fun, free loving and a breath of fresh air. But that didn’t work.

  2. Emily Nash:

    Kate Middleton're two very Kate Middleton, and for some reason fans think they need to be in one camp or another, we know it's a problem for Kensington Palace as well -- Kate Middleton're having to spend a lot more hours moderating comments.

  3. Boris Johnson:

    You throw a stone in Kensington and you'll hit an oligarch, some of them are close to Putin and some of them aren't.

  4. Eleri Lynn:

    Not only is the 'Travolta' dress a fantastic example of couture tailoring designed to dazzle on a state occasion, it represents a key moment in the story of twentieth century royal fashion, we're delighted to have acquired this iconic evening gown for the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection - a designated collection of national and international importance - over twenty years since it first left Kensington Palace.

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