Definition of Fanny Hill from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Fanny Hill

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a novel (1749) by John Cleland (1707-89) about the sexual adventures of a young woman in 18th-century London. Its original title was Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure. The book was banned in Britain when a company tried to publish it in 1963, and became very popular when it was finally published in 1970.