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bordello

[ bawr-del-oh ]
/ bɔrˈdɛl oʊ /
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noun, plural bor·del·los.
a brothel.
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Origin of bordello

1590–1600; <Italian <Old French bordelbordel
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British Dictionary definitions for bordello

bordello
/ (bɔːˈdɛləʊ) /

noun plural -los
a brothelAlso called (archaic): bordel (ˈbɔːdəl)

Word Origin for bordello

C16: from Italian, from Old French borde hut, cabin
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