[ lahym-hous ]

  1. a dock district in the East End of London, England, once notorious for its squalor: formerly a Chinese quarter.

Words Nearby Limehouse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Limehouse in a sentence

  • Pyne lowered two of the collapsible seats for Kilfane and himself, and the party set out for Limehouse.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • We did also call at Limehouse to view two Busses that are building, that being a thing we are now very hot upon.

  • And then he tells of a visit to the Limehouse district—a visit made solely for the purpose of finding trouble.

    My Wonderful Visit | Charlie Chaplin
  • We came at last to Limehouse, where she was to be dry-docked.

    A Tramp's Notebook | Morley Roberts
  • When they got into the neighborhood of Limehouse George got outside to direct the cabman.

    Sturdy and Strong | G. A. Henty