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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGreenwichGreen‧wich /ˈɡrenɪtʃ, ˈɡrɪnɪdʒ/  an area of southeast London on the River Thames. The original British Royal observatory (=a special building from which scientists watch the moon, stars etc) is there, and the 0° meridian (=an imaginary line which divides the eastern and western halves of the world) passes through the grounds of the Observatory.