- a river in S England, flowing E through London to the North Sea. 209 miles (336 km) long.
- a river in SE Canada, in Ontario province, flowing SW to Lake St. Clair. 160 miles (260 km) long.
- an estuary in SE Connecticut, flowing S past New London to Long Island Sound. 15 miles (24 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of thames
In 1982, Hockney traveled to China on a trip organized by his editor at Thames & Hudson, Nikos Stangos.The Many Lives of Artist David Hockney
November 23, 2014
When they moved back to London, the only accommodation they could afford was a freezing, leaky barge on the Thames.Penelope Fitzgerald Was as Brilliant and Mysterious as Her Own Fiction
April 20, 2014
The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History by James Hall is published by Thames Hudson.The Original Selfies
April 15, 2014
A rapier and a dagger found on the Thames foreshore show us that swordfights routinely broke out on the streets of London.This Week’s Hot Reads: Sept. 30, 2013
Thomas Flynn, Jimmy So
September 30, 2013
Above is the short The Thames opposite the Tower of London, London (1926).1920's London: In Color
May 15, 2013
Historical Examples of thames
Hero is a "wench o' the Bankside," and Leander swims across the Thames to her.The Man Shakespeare
No well-regulated Thames inn can exist a week without a bride and groom.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
The train began to move slowly across the Thames to Charing Cross.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
Is the Thames a-fire, and cooking its own fish, Mr Sweedlepipes?Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
If you were to ask twenty intelligent people, "What is the Thames?"The Lyric
- (tɛmz) a river in S England, rising in the Cotswolds in several headstreams and flowing generally east through London to the North Sea by a large estuary. Length: 346 km (215 miles)Ancient name: Tamesis (ˈtæməsɪs)
- (teɪmz, θeɪmz) a river in SE Canada, in Ontario, flowing south to London, then southwest to Lake St Clair. Length: 217 km (135 miles)
Old English Temese, from Latin Tamesis (51 B.C.E.), from British Tamesa, an ancient Celtic river name perhaps meaning "the dark one." The -h- is unhistorical (see th).