Definition of No-go area

1. Noun. An area that is dangerous or impossible to enter or to which entry is forbidden.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of No-go Area

no-brainer
no-brainers
no-break space
no-call-no-show
no-call-no-shows
no-count
no-doc
no-docs
no-fault
no-fly
no-fly list
no-fly zone
no-fly zones
no-frills(a)
no-go
no-go area (current term)
no-goal
no-good
no-goodnik
no-goodniks
no-gos
no-hair theorem
no-hit
no-hit game
no-hitter
no-hitters
no-holds-barred
no-hoper
no-host
no-life

Literary usage of No-go area

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights by Jemera Rone (2003)
"... in Block 1—a "no-go" area for its operations for security reasons.448 As many fled ... a no-go area for the rest of the month. WFP, "Sudan Bulletin No. ..."

2. Report of the Hundred and Twenty Second Round Table on Transport Economics by ECMT Staff, Ecmt, (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Centre Economic Research, Economic Research Centre, (Paris) Round Table on Transport Economi (2003)
"... who justified a politically inconceivable work of art, financing it himself and insisting, by imposing a no-go area for commercial activity, ..."

3. Regional Peacekeepers: The Paradox of Russian Peacekeeping by John Mackinlay, Peter Cross (2003)
"... states" as an economic no-go area within an existing but weakened state is in W. Reno. ..."

4. Still Killing: Landmines in Southern Africa by Alex Vines, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1997)
"The decision was finally made in 1974 to build a minefield along the northeastern border, coupled with the creation of a "no-go area. ..."

5. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... tends to turn into a no-go area. This situation cannot help but remind us of the "dark city" of Dickens, Stevenson, and Sherlock Holmes: a frightening ..."

6. Transforming South Africa by Armin Osmanovic (2002)
"... increasing crime rates accompany the transformation process and have led to ghetto-like structures which give the suburb the reputation of a no-go-area. ..."

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