(place) District in central London, formerly an artistic and literary center.
A residential district of north-central London, England, known for its association with an influential group of writers, artists, and intellectuals, including Virginia Woolf, E.M. Forster, and John Maynard Keynes.
(proper) A group of literary people and intellectuals residing in or associated with Bloomsbury in the early 20th cent., including Leonard and Virginia Woolf, Lytton Strachey, E. M. Forster, and John Maynard Keynes.
Bloomsbury Sentence Examples
The better residential district of Holborn, which extends northward to Euston Road in the borough of St Pancras, is mainly within the parish of St George, Bloomsbury.
The name of Bloomsbury is commonly derived from William Blemund, a lord of the manor in the 15th century.
During the 18th century Bloomsbury was a fashionable and wealthy residential quarter.
National Hospital for Paralysed and Epileptics; Bloomsbury (1859).
The College of Preceptors, Bloomsbury, conducts examinations of persons engaged in education and awards diplomas.