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., from time to time, and exhibiting from the crown of his head to the sole of his foot, one smiling surface of good humour.
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. I've been in some places which I can't think of even now without feeling sick.
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.
Police have released the names of two men who have appeared in court charged over the death of a young boy in East London.
Two Filipino boxers dropped their respective title bouts against South African opponents in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa over the weekend.
All three admitted at Snaresbrook crown court breaching environmental law in Barking, East London, Hertfordshire, and Havering, Essex.

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