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Docklands

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDocklandsDock‧lands /ˈdɒkləndz $ ˈdɑːk-/  a large modern development of expensive houses and offices in East London, along the River Thames, built mainly during the 1980s on land that previously had a lot of industry and poor houses. It includes Canary Wharf and the London City Airport.From Longman Business Dictionarydocklandsdock‧lands /ˈdɒkləndzˈdɑːk-/ noun [plural] British EnglishPROPERTY1an area of a city that contains or used to contain DOCKsThe redevelopment of the docklands has made Cardiff an attractive location for many new businesses.2Docklands an area of London formerly containing DOCKs and now a centre for business with many office buildingsAll three firms have decided to move to London’s Docklands.
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