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no-go areanoun [C]

uk   /ˌnəʊˈɡəʊ ˌeə.ri.ə/  us   /ˌnoʊˈɡoʊ ˌer.i.ə/ informal
an ​area, ​especially in a ​town, where it is very ​dangerous to go, usually because a ​group of ​people who have ​weaponsprevent the ​police, ​army, and other ​people from ​entering
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