- a district in New York City, in lower Manhattan, south of Houston Street, where many of the old warehouses and buildings have been converted into studios, galleries, shops, and restaurants.
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Contemporary Examples of soho
We need to listen more closely to people like Jason, sitting in that Soho meeting.The New Face of HIV Is Gay & Young
December 1, 2014
Caroline Trimm, a nurse counselor at Greenwich House in the SoHo district of Manhattan, seems to have the opposite view.New York Nurses Are the Calm in Ebola’s Storm
October 21, 2014
On the face of it moving the talent to Soho can seem fatuous.Nationalism on Four Wheels
October 18, 2014
A low point came when she was photographed by paparazzi crying in a Soho street after the break-up.Inside the Harry and Cressie Make Up: Britain’s Favorite Royal Is In Love
October 3, 2014
She has an appointment at the SoHo Apple Store to fix her 15-year-old Macbook.Chloe Sevigny on ‘The Cosmopolitans,’ New York’s Frat Boy Takeover, and ‘Asshole’ Michael Alig
August 24, 2014
Historical Examples of soho
They dined together and then got into the carriage for Soho.
The house in Soho Square was perfectly silent an hour afterward.
The house in Soho Square had to be given up at last, and we went into a side street.
The poor working girls, of Soho want their Sunday: give it them.
May I then count on your kind support on behalf of our poor women and children of Soho?
- hunting an exclamation announcing the sighting of a hare
- an exclamation announcing the discovery of something unexpected
Word Origin for soho
- a district of central London, in the City of Westminster: a foreign quarter since the late 17th century, now chiefly known for restaurants, nightclubs, striptease clubs, etc
Word Origin and History for soho
district in New York city, 1969, from "South of Houston Street," but probably also echoing the name of the London neighborhood (famous for vice by early 19c.), which was so called since at least 1630s, originally "So Ho," a hunting cry (c.1300) used in calling from a distant place to alert hounds and other hunters; the West End district was so called from earlier association of this area with hunting.