Princes Street

Princes Street
the main street in Edinburgh, Scotland, named after the princes who were sons of King George III. On its north side it has shops and restaurants and on its south side there are large sloping gardens. Also on the south side is the Scott Monument, a very large Gothic structure built in 1840–4 in memory of Sir Walter Scott.

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  • Princes Street — is one of the major thoroughfares in central Edinburgh, Scotland, and its main shopping street. It is the southernmost street of Edinburgh s New Town, stretching around 1 mile (1.6 km) from Lothian Road in the west to Leith Street in the east.… …   Wikipedia

  • Princes street — Princes Street, vue depuis le Scott Monument. Princes Street est une des artères majeures de d Édimbourg en Écosse ainsi que la principale rue commerçante. D une longueur d environ 1,6 km, elle s étend de Lothian Road à l ouest à Leith… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Princes Street — the main street in Edinburgh, Scotland, with many shops and banks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Princes Street — Die Princes Street in Edinburgh ist heutzutage die Haupteinkaufsstraße im Stadtzentrum, obwohl sie ursprünglich als Wohnstraße angelegt wurde. Als südlichste Straße der New Town liegt sie zwischen Lothian Road im Westen und Leith Street im Osten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Princes Street —  , Edinburgh, Scotland …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • PRINCES STREET — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Princes Street Gardens — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La parte este de los Jardines, desde la que se puede observar el Scott Monument, el Balmoral Hotel y la Waverley Station, detras de la cual se halla el North Bridge. Los Jardines de la Calle de los Príncipes (Princes …   Wikipedia Español

  • Princes Street Gardens — is a public park in the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. The Gardens were created in the 1820s following the long draining of the Nor Loch and the creation of the New Town. The Nor Loch was a large loch in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Princes Street Labour — is a branch of the New Zealand Labour Party. The branch forms part of Labour s Auckland Central LEC. It is what is known as a Special Branch under the NZLP Constitution. This means that it s membership is open to members living outside the… …   Wikipedia

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