massage parlor

noun

Definition of massage parlor

: an establishment that provides massage treatments also : one offering sexual services in addition to or in lieu of massage

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He will also be restricted from going near massage parlors and spas. Los Angeles Times, "Ex-sheriff’s lieutenant who traded massage parlor sex for raid tipoff gets probation," 13 Sep. 2019 The Continental, at the corner of Cedar and Union streets, was built on a 5,000 square foot site that was once the location of a former bail bond business with a massage parlor above. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Little Italy micro-unit apartments open with cheaper than average rent," 17 Sep. 2019 They were then allegedly sold to a massage parlor for 2 million won ($1,650) each, police said. Jake Kwon And Julia Hollingsworth, CNN, "They wanted to be K-pop stars. Instead, these Brazilian women were forced into prostitution, police say," 4 Sep. 2019 After further inspection, law enforcement officials became aware that this was the woman's second arrest for prostitution in a massage parlor located in Harris County, according to Herman. Peter Dawson, Houston Chronicle, "Undercover investigation at massage parlor nets one arrest for prostitution, says Pct. 4 constable," 15 July 2019 It is not affiliated with the U.N. He was photographed at least twice with Cindy Yang, a Republican donor and former Florida massage parlor owner who organized Mar-a-Lago events. sun-sentinel.com, "Chinese businesswoman convicted in Mar-a-Lago trespass case," 11 Sep. 2019 Lee ran the United Nations Chinese Friendship Association, which is not affiliated with the U.N., and was photographed at least twice with Cindy Yang, a Republican donor and former Florida massage parlor owner who organized events at Mar-a-Lago. CBS News, "Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort," 11 Sep. 2019 Features include a hair salon and massage parlor, a nightclub with a custom aquarium and a tanning room. Los Angeles Times, "July’s biggest L.A. house sales brought fireworks in a $120-million deal," 16 Aug. 2019 Authorities in Maryland have shut down a massage parlor and charged its owner with human trafficking. baltimoresun.com, "Maryland police bust spa, accuse owner of human trafficking," 12 Aug. 2019

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1906, in the meaning defined above

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massage parlor

noun

English Language Learners Definition of massage parlor

: a place where people pay to be given a massage
: a place that is supposed to be for massages but where people pay to have sex

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