Definition of the Woolworth Building from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Woolworth Building

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a New York building which was the tallest in the world when it was completed in 1913. It is on Broadway and is 792 feet/242 metres high. It cost $13.5 million and was built by F W Woolworth for his company. The Chrysler Building replaced it in 1930 as the world's tallest.