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clubland

noun
  1. (in Britain) the area of London around St James's, which contains most of the famous London clubs
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  • It gave one rather a clear idea of the parochialism of clubland.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • The affair was kept out of the press, but the news of it spread to the limits of clubland.

    The Major

    Ralph Connor

  • The mammoth was evidently not confined to the present region of clubland.

  • An exciting public scandal soon gathers knots of gossips in Clubland.

  • Then, as for the domestic finance, why expect officers and lawyers, doctors and gentlemen from clubland to manage fiscal matters?

    West African studies

    Mary Henrietta Kingsley