a street in London, England, formerly notable for its theaters, named after the house Sir William Drury built there in the reign of Henry VIII.
a famous theater (founded 1661) on Drury Lane in London, England.
the theatrical district located on or near this street.
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How to use Drury Lane in a sentence
He would not go back to Drury Lane, however; as to that he was fully determined.Art in England | Dutton Cook
This lady had appointed to meet a gentlewoman at the Old Playhouse in Drury-lane, but extraordinary business prevented her coming.The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 | Camden Pelham
Macready acknowledges that there were some corners in Drury Lane where a respectable woman might not venture.The English Stage | Augustin Filon
The tout-ensemble is smart, weird, pleasing and eminently suitable for a Drury Lane pantomime.Life and sport in China | Oliver G. Ready
Drury Lane was a dirty, neglected neighbourhood; and, in a room hired there, we conducted a service on Sunday nights.Recollections of a Long Life | John Stoughton
British Dictionary definitions for Drury Lane
a street in the West End of London, formerly famous for its theatres
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