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Camberwell

[kam-ber-wel, -wuh l] /ˈkæm bərˌwɛl, -wəl/
noun
1.
a former residential borough of Greater London, England, now part of Southwark.
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  • It was rather far from there, in Camberwell, on the Surrey side of the river.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • She was not there, but he traced her to the house of her father, who lived at Camberwell.

    The Way of All Flesh Samuel Butler
  • They were at a boarding-house at Camberwell, over on the other side of the river.

    A Study In Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • May her peace be unbroken on the road from Camberwell to London.

  • She was so good to see that people called her "The Camberwell Beauty."

    Woodland Tales Ernest Seton-Thompson
  • Most of the people who have posters in Camberwell have peerages at Westminster.

    Utopia of Usurers and other Essays Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  • Just call the Camberwell Club, and get any one of those Davenport mentioned.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • Samuel had as little of the villain in his composition as any Camberwell householder.

    In the Year of Jubilee George Gissing
  • When, in fact, you were a notable young lady of Camberwell, and I—'

    In the Year of Jubilee George Gissing

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