1. A borough of Greater London on the Thames; zero degrees of longitude runs through Greenwich; time is measured relative to Greenwich Mean Time.
2. Village in New York (USA).
3. Village in Ohio (USA); zip code 44837.
Outer London borough of SE Greater London. It includes the districts of Woolwich and Eltham.
Greenwich landmarks include the Queen’s House 1637, designed by Inigo Jones, the first Palladian-style building in England; the Royal Naval College, designed by Christopher Wren 1694; the Royal Observatory (founded here 1675). The source of Greenwich Mean Time has been moved to Cambridge 1990, but the Greenwich meridian (0ş) remains unchanged. The Cutty Sark, one of the great tea clippers, is preserved as a museum of sail.