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

Historical Examples

  • At Limehouse Church the taxi stopped, and Peggy alighted and paid the man.

    The Golden Face

    William Le Queux

  • If she had, an appointment could be made at Limehouse Church.

    The Golden Face

    William Le Queux

  • The number of the car was a spurious one, and was not traced beyond Limehouse.

    The Secret House

    Edgar Wallace

  • And the manners of Limehouse are certainly a lesson to Streatham Hill.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

  • We came at last to Limehouse, where she was to be dry-docked.

    A Tramp's Notebook

    Morley Roberts