- a borough of Greater London, England, S of the Thames.
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Examples from the Web for southwark
During parts of the interview, which was conducted at Southwark police station, Adebolajo covered his face with a blue blanket.Beheading Terrorist: Blame Blair
December 4, 2013
There is a dog residing in the Borough of Southwark who keeps a blind man.The Uncommercial Traveller
This night he crossed London Bridge and passed into Southwark.Barnaby Rudge
He turned away as she rang the bell and he walked all the way back to Southwark.Cleo The Magnificent
The gate was at the Southwark extremity; the drawbridge was near the middle.The Reign of Mary Tudor
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At that time he was making his way back to his house in Southwark.The Green Rust
- a borough of S central Greater London, on the River Thames: site of the Globe Theatre, now reconstructed; the former docks and warehouses have been redeveloped. Pop: 253 800 (2003 est). Area: 29 sq km (11 sq miles)
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