A section of eastern London north of the Thames River. It was long a densely populated working-class and immigrant area centered around the docks and warehouses, although most of the slums described by Charles Dickens and other Victorian writers were obliterated by bombing raids during World War II.
(colloquial, UK, chiefly London) The eastend of London, generally regarded to be east of the medieval walled City of London and north of the River Thames.
East-end Sentence Examples
Another bank i ioo fathoms from the surface runs south from the east end of Crete, separating the Pola Deep from the depths of the Levant basin, in which a depth of 1960 fathoms was recorded near Makri on the coast of Asia Minor.
In 1754, however, their heirs brought about the erection here of Fort Western, the main building of which is still standing at the east end of the bridge, opposite the city hall.
WHITSTABLE, a watering-place in the St Augustine's parliamentary division of Kent, England, on the north coast at the east end of the Swale, 6 m.
in average width; at its east end is Munjoy Hill, 160 ft.
Soon the hill at the east end became the property of George Munjoy and that at the west end the property of George Bramhall.