Definition of theatreland in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɪətəland/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun] informal
The district of a city in which most theatres are situated.
Example sentences
  • The hotel is slap-bang in the middle of Covent Garden and theatreland, with Leicester Square and Soho also close by.
  • He did promote several big shows there but the Docklands was out of the way of Central London and West End theatreland, not then served by the light railway.
  • Barely having had a chance to catch breath after appearing in The Rat Pack in London's theatreland, Stephen Triffitt, will be in that tuxedo again celebrating the music of Frank Sinatra, writes Christine van Emst.

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