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Origin of red light
Definition for red light (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), red-light·ed, red-light·ing.
Origin of red-light
Example sentences from the Web for red light
Only a portion of the unit Vice is kept within the limits of four redlight districts.
In the South side redlight district but one brand of whiskey can be sold today.
We are standing on the shores of a lake—that lake is one of the redlight districts of Chicago.
The redlight district gets its name because of the lurid, crimson signs that hang above its entrances.
Lust, vice, crime and graft are the deities of Chicagos redlight districts.
British Dictionary definitions for red light
- a red lamp in a window of or outside a house indicating that it is a brothel
- (as modifier)a red-light district