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  1. Paddington is a district within the City of Westminster, in central London. Formerly a metropolitan borough, it was integrated with Westminster and Greater London in 1965. Three important landmarks of the district are Paddington station, designed by the celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and opened in 1847; St Mary's Hospital; and Paddington Green Police Station.
  2. Paddington is an inner-city, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Located 3 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, Paddington lies across two local government areas. The portion south of Oxford Street lies within the City of Sydney, while the portion north of Oxford Street lies within the Municipality of Woollahra. It is often colloquially referred to as "Paddo".
    • also known as Paddington, New South Wales
    • part of Sydney
  3. Paddington is an inner suburb of Brisbane, Australia located 2 kilometres west of the Brisbane CBD. As is common with other suburbs in the area, Paddington is located on a number of steep ridges and hills. It was originally settled in the 1860s. Many original and distinctive Queenslander homes can be found in the suburb. Houses are frequently built on stumps, owing to the steep nature of their blocks. In recent years, Paddington has become a very desirable residential location. Between 2005 and 2010, the median house price has risen over 50% to $1,000,000.
    • also known as Paddington, Queensland
    • part of Queensland

There are other places with in their name, like London Paddington station.


Paddington a.k.a. Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children's literature. He first appeared on 13 October 1958 and was subsequently featured in more than twenty books written by Michael Bond and first illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. The friendly bear from deepest, darkest Peru--with his old hat, battered suitcase, duffle coat and love of marmalade--has become a classic character from English children's literature. Paddington books have been translated into 30 languages across 70 titles and sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.


"Paddington" is a musical album of Nick Urata, soundtrack.

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  1. "Paddington" is a 2014 comedy film, directed by Paul King and written by King and Hamish McColl and produced by David Heyman. The film is based on Paddington Bear by Michael Bond. The film stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi and Nicole Kidman, with Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington. The film was released in the UK on 28 November 2014.
  2. Paddington a.k.a. Paddington Bear is a series of British animated shorts based on the Paddington Bear book series by Michael Bond produced by FilmFair. This was the first television series based on the popular children's book Paddington Bear. In the United States it was usually shown on pay television as filler in between programs. Its narrator was actor Michael Hordern. The series has a very distinctive art style. Paddington himself is a stop-motion animated puppet who moves within a 3-dimensional space and interacts with 2-dimensional animated drawings of the human characters, buildings, etc.

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Google previewLeigh's New Picture of London ... New edition, carefully revised (1830)

by Samuel LEIGH (Publisher.)

PADDINGTON is a village in Middlesex, about a mile from London. The church is a beautiful modern edifice, on an eminence, and in the church-yard are interred the following emiment artists: Vivares and L. Schiavonetti, engravers; Barrett, ...

Google previewJungian Film Studies (2016)

The essential guide by Helena Bassil-Morozow, Luke Hockley

Importantly, Paddington is an immigrant .

Google previewLeigh's New Picture of London (1827)

Or A View of the Political, Religious, Medical, Literary, Municipal, Commercial, and Moral State of the British Metropolis

Paddington is a village in Middlesex, about a mile from London. The church is a beautiful modern edifice, on as eminence, and in the churchyard are interred the following eminent artists: Vivares, and L. Schiavonetti, engravers; Barrett, ...

Google previewFictional Objects (2015)

by Stuart Brock, Anthony Everett

Thus the intuition that there is a difference in meaning between the sentences ' Pooh Bear is a bear' and 'Paddington is a bear' is explained by the fact that although there is no semantic difference between the sentences—expressing, as they ...

Google previewDictionary of Torture (2015)

by Nigette M. Spikes

Paddington Fair: Medieval nickname for Tyburn, London, especially onahanging day, because it teemedwith hundreds of people like acarnival orcircus. Tyburnwas aplace incentral London wheremost public executions took place.

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (2005)

by Bernice E. Cullinan, Diane Goetz Person

lived near Paddington Station in London and decided that this bear should be named Paddington. One year later, in 1958. B. published A Bear Called Paddington, the first of many books that chronicle the lively experiences of the bear from ...

Google previewDow's Dictionary of Railway Quotations (2006)

by Andrew Dow

PADDINGTON STATION 492.1 In fact, it obtained its Act ofParliament on the understanding that it was to e√ect its junction with the London and Birmingham in a field between the Canal and the Harrow Road at the Western side of Kensal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Architectural and Engineering Feats (2001)

by Donald Langmead, Christine Garnaut

London, England Paddington Station, London, terminal of the Great Western Railway linking England's capital with the Atlantic port of Bristol, was designed by engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806–1859) with the assistance of architect ...

Google previewA Blake Dictionary (2013)

The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake by S. Foster Damon

PADDINGTON was one of the slum districts of London, a waste of wretched huts occupied by squatters; but in 1811, the expansion of the city caused new houses to ...

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I've always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden's animations. (Stephen Fry)
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The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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