Definition of The Mall from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    The Mall

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  1. 1a straight road in central London, England, leading from Buckingham Palace through Admiralty Arch to Trafalgar Square. It was first laid out in the 17th century and is used for royal processions.
  2. 2(also the National Mall) a long park in Washington, DC, covering about a mile (1.6 kilometres) between the Capitol and the Potomac River. The White House faces The Mall, which also includes the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.