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- proper n. The Mediterranean region off the coast of North Africa, once notorious as a haven for pirates
- proper n. A waterfront area of San Francisco at the time of the gold rush
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- n. the Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates
- n. a part of a city that is notorious for gambling dens and brothels and saloons and riotous night life (especially the waterfront of San Francisco after the gold rush of 1849)
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