Definitions for "Mayfair"
The fanciest residential area of London, about a half a mile square in size. It was located in the West end and bounded by Oxford Street on the north, Bond Street on the east, Piccadilly on the south, and Hyde Park on the west. Within it were located Pall Mall and Grosvenor and Berkeley Squares. The district was so named because of an annual fair held there at one time each May.
Mayfair is an area of central London in the City of Westminster, named after the annual fortnight-long May Fair that took place there from 1686 until it was banned in that location in 1764. Prior to 1686, the May Fair was held in The Haymarket, and after 1764, it moved to Fair Field in Bow.
Mayfair is a British adult magazine for men. Founded in 1965, it was designed as a response to U.S. magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse, which had recently launched in the UK. As well as nudes it featured articles on such male interests as classic cars, world war two naval battles and also featured a long-running cartoon strip featuring the misadventures of Carrie, a nubile blonde who lost her clothes in various embarrassing situations.