no-go area


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no-go area

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a district in a town that is barricaded off, usually by a paramilitary organization, within which the police, army, etc, can only enter by force
2. an area that is barred to certain individuals, groups, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.no-go area - an area that is dangerous or impossible to enter or to which entry is forbidden
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

no-go area

nSperrgebiet nt; this street is a no-go areadiese Straße sollte man meiden

no-go area

[ˌnəʊˈgəʊˌɛərɪə] nzona proibita
References in periodicals archive ?
MEMBERS of different faiths stood side by side to deny that Birmingham's Alum Rock had become a no-go area for non-Muslims.
THE University of Limerick campus is a no-go area after dark for students, organisers of a protest said yesterday.
LARGE parts of Wales remain a no-go area for mobile phones, a consumer report said yesterday.
Yobs making a Nuneaton underpass a no-go area for local families could force its closure.
Art lovers who claim Cardiff's theatres and concert halls are a no-go area at night are to be given extra police patrols.
Cardiff city centre has become a no-go area for any decent person wishing to visit after 6pm.
With Dublin's Benburb Street a no-go area for sex workers after it was blocked off for trams, streetwalkers have been forced northwards.
In previous editions of the Echo this area has suffered abysmally from a spate of youth annoyance which, coupled with the appalling lack of facilities for young people, seems to be fast becoming a no-go area.
He said: "The town centre is a no-go area for unionists, especially those who live where this monument is being built.
People are starting to realise that the festival is a no-go area for drugs.
Thongs on the beach are a no-go area for the most beautiful out there, let alone the white, wrinkly and slightly frightening members of the population.
Filthy streets, city centre no-go area, invisible police unless you are a motorist, what bus service?