- 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
At Limehouse Church the taxi stopped, and Peggy alighted and paid the man.
If she had, an appointment could be made at Limehouse Church.
The number of the car was a spurious one, and was not traced beyond Limehouse.The Secret House
And the manners of Limehouse are certainly a lesson to Streatham Hill.Nights in London
We came at last to Limehouse, where she was to be dry-docked.A Tramp's Notebook