noun(also docklands) chiefly British
The area containing a city’s docks: plans to redevelop London’s docklands
More example sentences
- It was evident that the German airmen had used the smouldering fires of Saturday's raids to guide them, for the attacks were directed at the same area - London's dockland.
- Money is now more likely to go into quality office developments in the Dublin docklands and around the city quays over the next two to three years.
- The authorities located the stadium in the city's docklands in an effort to revitalise Melbourne's failing west side.
Definition of dockland in:
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