dockland
noun Date: 1904 British the part of a port occupied by docks; also a residential section adjacent to docks

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dockland — UK [ˈdɒklənd] / US [ˈdɑklənd] or docklands UK [ˈdɒkləndz] / US [ˈdɑkləndz] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms dockland : singular dockland plural docklands the area of a town or city around its docks …   English dictionary

  • dockland — UK US /ˈdɒklænd/ noun [C or U] UK PROPERTY ► the area that surrounds the docks in a city, or where the docks used to be: »Hundreds of millions of pounds are needed to redevelop large areas of derelict dockland …   Financial and business terms

  • dockland — [däk′land΄, däklənd] n. [often pl.] Brit. the district around the docks of a port, esp. of the city of London …   English World dictionary

  • dockland — dock|land [ˈdɔklənd, lænd US ˈda:k ] n also docklands [U] the area of a port where there are docks ▪ a dockland development …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dockland — [[t]dɒ̱klænd[/t]] docklands N VAR The dockland or docklands of a town or city is the area around the docks. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • dockland — /ˈdɒklænd/ (say dokland) noun the area beside or related to docks, especially seen as harbouring a lawless society: dockland violence …   Australian English dictionary

  • dockland — /dok land /, n. Chiefly Brit. the land or area surrounding a commercial port. [1900 05; DOCK1 + LAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • dockland — noun The land area surrounding a dock …   Wiktionary

  • dockland — dock|land [ daklənd ] or dock|lands [ dakləndz ] noun count or uncount MAINLY BRITISH the area of a town or city around its DOCKS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dockland — n. area around the docks in a port …   English contemporary dictionary

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