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no-go area

noun [C] uk   /ˌnəʊˈɡəʊˌeə.ri.ə/ us    /ˌnoʊˈɡoʊˌer.i-/ informal
an area, especially in a town, where it is very dangerous to go, usually because a group of people who have weapons prevent the police, army, and other people from entering
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