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Limehouse

[lahym-hous] /ˈlaɪmˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
a dock district in the East End of London, England, once notorious for its squalor: formerly a Chinese quarter.
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  • Unlike its sister colony in New York, there are no show places in Limehouse.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • At Limehouse Church the taxi stopped, and Peggy alighted and paid the man.

    The Golden Face William Le Queux
  • Kensington, Lambeth, and Limehouse, had appointed three Inspectors each.

    The Sanitary Evolution of London Henry Lorenzo Jephson
  • The number of the car was a spurious one, and was not traced beyond Limehouse.

    The Secret House Edgar Wallace
  • She found herself to be listening to the muted sounds of Limehouse and of the waterway which flowed so close beside her.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • And the manners of Limehouse are certainly a lesson to Streatham Hill.

    Nights in London Thomas Burke
  • He had not returned; she had been to Limehouse police station to make inquiries, but could learn nothing of her husband.

    The Wharf by the Docks Florence Warden
  • We came at last to Limehouse, where she was to be dry-docked.

    A Tramp's Notebook Morley Roberts
  • Awake and sane beyond doubt, but surely moving, not in the purlieus of Limehouse, but in the fantastic realms of fairyland.

    The Devil Doctor Sax Rohmer
  • The curtain has risen on "Limehouse Nights," dramatised with the original cast.

    My Wonderful Visit Charlie Chaplin

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