Brothels

Buildings designed or maintained as houses of prostitution.

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3176
Names
brothels American English
brothel American English
whorehouses American English
bagnios American English
bawdyhouses American English
bawdy houses American English
bordellos American English
cathouses American English
hothouses American English
houses of assignation American English
houses of ill fame American English
houses of ill repute American English
houses of prostitution American English
panel houses American English
sporting houses American English
stews American English
houses, bawdy American English
assignation, houses of American English
houses, panel American English
houses, sporting American English
ill fame, houses of American English
ill repute, houses of American English
prostitution, houses of American English
whore-houses British English
assignation houses British English
bawdy-houses British English
bordel-houses British English
bordels British English
brothel-houses British English
cat-houses British English
hot-houses British English
houses of evil fame British English
panel-houses British English
sporting-houses British English
evil fame, houses of British English
houses, assignation British English
bordelen Dutch
bordeel Dutch
burdeles Spanish
burdel Spanish
lupanar Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007218. The J. Paul Getty Trust.