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East London

a seaport in the SE Cape of Good Hope province, in the S Republic of South Africa.
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East Londoner, noun Unabridged
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  • The landing one, though, I have been through myself; the bar at East London can be too terrific for words.

    A Veldt Vendetta Bertram Mitford
  • French began to talk of East London, and the parish he was to have there.

    Marriage la mode Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The poor of East London adore beauty; it comes so rarely near them in any case that they look upon it as an inestimable treasure.

    A Life For a Love L. T. Meade
  • On reaching East London, we found we could get no nearer than about two miles.

    Ten Years in India W.J.D. Gould
  • With me was a young East London cobbler, Bert, who had yielded to the lure of adventure and joined me for the trip.

British Dictionary definitions for East London

East London

a port in S South Africa, in S Eastern Cape province. Pop: 135 560 (2001)
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