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Southwark

[suhth-erk]
noun
  1. a borough of Greater London, England, S of the Thames.
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  • There is a dog residing in the Borough of Southwark who keeps a blind man.

  • This night he crossed London Bridge and passed into Southwark.

    Barnaby Rudge

    Charles Dickens

  • He turned away as she rang the bell and he walked all the way back to Southwark.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • The gate was at the Southwark extremity; the drawbridge was near the middle.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.

  • At that time he was making his way back to his house in Southwark.

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace


British Dictionary definitions for southwark

Southwark

noun
  1. a borough of S central Greater London, on the River Thames: site of the Globe Theatre, now reconstructed; the former docks and warehouses have been redeveloped. Pop: 253 800 (2003 est). Area: 29 sq km (11 sq miles)
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