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Roughly speaking, Marylebone is north of Oxford Street but south of Regentís Park in West London. The boundaries are not firmly defined and some locals believe that Marylebone actually contains Regentís Park within its area.
Most of Marylebone is residential with a very multi-cultural feel. Marylebone is renowned for having a large Arab community, although there remains a large mix making the region cosmopolitan and up and coming.
The name Marylebone was derived from the church called St Maryís which happened to be on the edge of a small stream called the Tybourne. The church is still there today but is now called the St Marylebone Parish Church.