Isle of Dogs


Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs
the Isle of Dogs
an area of East London, surrounded on three sides by the River Thames. It used to be a very ↑working class area, with a lot of industry and ↑docks (=places where ships are loaded) . But it is now part of ↑Docklands and there are a lot of new houses and offices there.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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