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bordello

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noun bor·del·lo \bȯr-ˈde-(ˌ)lō\

Simple Definition of bordello

  • : a building in which prostitutes are available

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bordello

plural bordellos

  1. :  a building in which prostitutes are available

Examples of bordello in a sentence

  1. <the cabdriver offered to show me what he claimed was the fanciest bordello in town>



Origin of bordello

Italian, from Old French bordel, from borde hut, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English bord board


First Known Use: 1593

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