Barbary Coast

Definitions of Barbary Coast

n the Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates

Example of:
coast, sea-coast, seacoast, seashore
the shore of a sea or ocean

n a part of a city that is notorious for gambling dens and brothels and saloons and riotous night life (especially the waterfront of San Francisco after the gold rush of 1849)

“we'll tolerate no Barbary Coast in this city!”
Type of:
city district
a district of a town or city

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