1. the place where all things evil originate; the root of all evil; the cause of negativity
2. the assumed home of all the trouble making goons in the neighborhood.
1. Zoey: So I noticed things are changing in the neighborhood.
Gus: This was a great place to live unitl those damned apartments came along.
2. Gus: Someone broke into the convent last night.
Zoey: it was probably someone from those damned apartments.