East London


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East London

n
(Placename) a port in S South Africa, in S Eastern Cape province. Pop: 135 560 (2001)

East′ Lon′don


n.
a seaport in the SE Cape of Good Hope province, in the S Republic of South Africa. 130,000.
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Pursuing his course, he entered the labyrinth of streets which led, in that quarter of East London, to the unsavory neighborhood of the river-side.
Perhaps she was coming from Port Elizabeth, from East London - who knows?
Sometimes, if the landing is bad at East London, where they have not yet made that wonderful harbour they talk so much of, and sink such a mint of money in, a ship is delayed for twenty-four hours before the cargo boats can get out to take off the goods.
It is a lovely coast all along from East London, with its red sandhills and wide sweeps of vivid green, dotted here and there with Kafir kraals, and bordered by a ribbon of white surf, which spouts up in pillars of foam where it hits the rocks.
Glancing at the wall beyond, there might have been espied, hanging on their several pegs, a cap and feather, broadsword, sash, and coat of scarlet; which any man learned in such matters would have known from their make and pattern to be the uniform of a serjeant in the Royal East London Volunteers.
As there was to be a grand parade of the Royal East London Volunteers that afternoon, the locksmith did no more work; but sat down comfortably with his pipe in his mouth, and his arm round his pretty daughter's waist, looking lovingly on Mrs V.
I tell you what it is, my venerable friend - I have seen some dirty cabins in the west of Ireland and some vile holes in East London.
She was in town, but not at home, having gone to Mile End directly after breakfast on some Borrioboolan business, arising out of a society called the East London Branch Aid Ramification.
Summary: East London [South Africa], Feb 16 (ANI): The Indian women cricket team won the toss and opted to field first in the second T20I of the five-match series against South Africa in East London on Friday.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today announced that Night Overground services will begin in east London on Friday 15 December, making travelling at night even easier for thousands of Londoners.
Detective Chief Inspector Gordon Henderson is leading the hunt for the attackers who struck on Thursday, first at 6pm in Waltham Forest, East London, and then in nearby Tottenham.
Police made 12 arrests in east London on Sunday in connection with an attack on Saturday night in which seven people died and 48 were injured, London's Metropolitan Police Service said in a statement.

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