from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A neighborhood containing many brothels.
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- n. An area of a town where prostitution is concentrated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A district or neighborhood in which houses of prostitution are located; -- so called in allusion to the red light kept in front of many such resorts at night.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a district with many brothels
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The title "Deep Elem" originates from Elm Street, which was the red-light district in Dallas.