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Definition of bordello noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bordello

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BrE BrE//bɔːˈdeləʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɔːrˈdeloʊ//
 
(pl. bordellos) (especially North American English) = brothel
 
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Word Origin late 16th cent. (gradually replacing Middle English bordel): from Italian, probably from Old French bordel, diminutive of borde ‘small farm, cottage’, ultimately of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bordello

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