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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bordel  \Bor"del\,  Bordello  \Bor*del"lo\,  n.  [F.  bordel,  orig.  a 
  little  hut,  OF  borde  hut,  cabin,  of  German  origin,  and  akin 
  to  E.  board,n.See.  {Board},  n.] 
  A  brothel;  a  bawdyhouse;  a  house  devoted  to  prostitution. 
  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bordello 
  n  :  a  building  where  prostitutes  are  available  [syn:  {whorehouse}, 
  {brothel},  {bagnio},  {house  of  prostitution},  {house  of 
  ill  repute},  {bawdyhouse},  {cathouse},  {sporting  house}] 




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