a dock district in the East End of London, England, once notorious for its squalor: formerly a Chinese quarter.
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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.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
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