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no-go area

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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
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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
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Advocate General Punjab Shakeelur Rehman said one of the reasons for not having the master plan was the presence of some no-go areas, no-fly zones and no-build areas.
In one section, under the title "Forced resettlement poses a threat to our culture and traditions", the leaflet includes a map of Europe detailing -- in red -- what it said were no-go areas where the authorities could not keep control.
Karachi, a metropolis of 20 million that hosts the stock exchange and central bank, is beset by armed violence, and many of its sprawling slums are no-go areas for outsiders.
The SSP claimed that all no-go areas across the district have been eliminated , while the search operations against criminal elements will continue till cleansing the area from criminals.
I do not believe that a man who stirs up religious and racial hatred at a time when our country is under threat of terrorist attack should be allowed within 1,000 miles of our shores" - Labour home affairs spokesman Jack Dromey on Mr Trump's claim that parts of Britain are no-go areas because of Islamic extremism.
Earlier, the Sindh police and rangers submitted their separate reports to the court regarding the no-go areas in the city.
During the Karachi unrest case hearing, there were frequent references of no-go areas in the city.
Speaking after the meeting, Mr Dromey said: "In September, Ministers gave the go-ahead to controversial proposals by London Midland which will see stations, destaffed for much of the day, turned into no-go areas for blind, partially-sighted people and disabled people in Birmingham and across the West Midlands.
A spokesman for Liverpool City Council added: "We do not have no-go areas in Liverpool.
And City have warned fans travelling to the crucial Champions League tie that they should not wear club colours and avoid no-go areas in the city-centre.
And 14 have a "violence" flag attached to them - meaning they are no-go areas for ambulance staff without a police escort.
Allowing mining in the no-go areas would ensure supply of coal for energy sector and provide energy security in environmentally sustainable manner, Jaiswal adding that this will also bring prosperity to these areas as investment would flow and setting up of steel and power plants would ensure employment and development.