bankside

bankside
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: bank (I) + side
: the slope of a bank especially of a stream

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/bangk"suyd'/, n.
the slope of the bank of a stream or river.
[1590-1600; BANK1 + SIDE1]

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Bankside [Bankside]
an area on the south bank of the River ↑Thames in London, England. It is between Southwark Bridge and the area generally known as the ↑South Bank. It is where London’s theatres were in the time of Shakespeare because they were not allowed in the city itself. Since the opening of ↑Tate Modern and the Globe Theatre at the end of the twentieth century the area has become a popular place to visit and is linked to the City of London by the Millennium Bridge, a new footbridge.

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