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 ?
Thus, that area became 'no-go area' and dacoits wielded more power.
QMY young son has developed hay fever so the garden has become a no-go area. Have you any planting suggestions?
It is a no-go area these days and it has been for years.
A Highland town has been described as a no-go area at night after teenagers drove at a group of tourists - before throwing potatoes at them.
The police was conducted search operation in the mines areas which was called (no-go area) the safe heaven of drug mafia, the operation was led by two DSPs, three SHOs, elite force and a heavy contingent of police were participated in the operation against the criminals.
Just hours before the necklace robbery, he added: 'My definition of a no-go area is somewhere that is so unsafe literally nobody goes there with the exception of the criminals who control it.
After the news of the attack broke, people repeated claims that have been made previously that the town centre is becoming a no-go area at night.
She is the first woman to run on a general seat from the region where women find it hard to raise voice for their rights and stepping in the electoral arena is virtually no-go area for them.
And he said the problem of homelessness and its associated drug crisis could turn Glasgow city centre into a no-go area.
He visited the site of the rally today and also said that there is no no-go area for PPP in Karachi.
Quetta -- The four-kilometer zone adjacent to Chaman border has been declared no-go area by the Pakistan Army as tension continues on the third day on Sunday after Afghan forces opened unprovoked firing on Frontier Corps (FC) personnel appointed for security of population census team early Friday.
The notice adds that the club could have made the local area become "a no-go area" for people within the local community - including "women generally".