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Billingsgate

Line breaks: Bil¦lings|gate
Pronunciation: /ˈbɪlɪŋzɡeɪt
 
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Definition of Billingsgate in English:

A London fish market dating from the 16th century. In 1982 the market moved to the Isle of Dogs in the East End.

Words that rhyme with Billingsgate

obligatefumigate

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