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the docks

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe docksthe docks[plural] the area of a port where there are docks James arrived at the docks expecting to see a luxury liner. dock
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the docksThe route passes beneath the giant tower on the raised roadway section above the Docks.He does not have the time to search around the docks and wholesale fish markets.Upon arrival at the docks, the Spitfires were immediately hoisted on to the carrier deck.Not at the airport, not at the docks.In the morning, the streets were still empty and quiet, but the docks bustled with life.It is located not far from the docks and features the requisite stock: goats, sheep, chickens and rabbits.He would devise a secret name, find a cell in the buildings near the docks.As the Chairman of the docks traders explains, it was hardly the best start.
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