Pronunciation: (blOOmz'bu-rē, -brē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bloomsbury.html on line 75 [key]
a residential and academic district in London, N of the Thames and Charing Cross. Artists, writers, and students living there have given it a reputation as an intellectual center.
1. of or pertaining to a group of artists and writers who flourished in the early decades of the 20th century and were associated with the Bloomsbury section of London.
2. of, pertaining to, following, or imitating the cultural and intellectual pursuits, interests, or opinions characteristic of this group.
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