Definition of no-go area noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


no-go area

BrE BrE//ˌnəʊ ˈɡəʊ eəriə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnoʊ ˈɡoʊ eriə//
(especially British English)
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an area, especially in a city, which is dangerous for people to enter, or that the police or army do not enter, often because it is controlled by a violent group (figurative) Some clubs are no-go areas for people over 30. (figurative) This subject is definitely a no-go area (= we must not discuss it).