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a neighborhood or a part of a neighborhood where businesses connected to the sex industry (sex shops, strip clubs, adult theaters etc.) exist.
Guy 1: I'm going to the redlight district to get me some hooker vagina.
Guy 2: Bring me some glow in the dark lube.
Guy 1: Alright brother!
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(noun) A person who sits on the front porch and intimidates, says negative things, or otherwise makes things unpleasant for those nearby.
The boys walked past the house of old man Thompson, the neighborhood porch dick, who always assumed they were up to no good.
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A Red Light District is a place where prostitution is common. The phrase was based in the Bible where Rahab, a prostitute in Jericho, aided Joshua's spies with a red light.

Interestingly enough, the Japanese word "akasen" (red-line district) is of equal meaning to a red-light district.
Guy 1: Hey, have you ever visited Kabukicho (Japan), Patpong (Thailand), Wanchai (Hong Kong), Sunset Boulevard (California {Hollywood}) and Venus Valley (Montana)? I sure did for the last couple of years, and all were awesome!

Guy 2: Well.. all of the cities you've visited.. they are all red-light districts. I'm sure you had a real "good" time there.
by Welp July 31, 2004
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A Red Light District is a section of town usually devoted to prostitution or other illegal/immoral behavior. Red Light Districts are usually found in larger cities, although some smaller towns might as well be Red Light Districts because the prostitution is so heavy anyway.
Hell no, I won't date her! If I was that desprate, I'd go to a red light district and pick up a dirty whore!
by Adam Korman January 19, 2004
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A run-down part of a town or city that is frequented by thugs and hoodlums. Best known for being the centre of the prostitution industry.
by Gumba Gumba February 23, 2004
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Historically, red light cast by a coloured glass lantern or lamp, was discovered by ancient Egyptians and Romans, to enhance the appearance of human skin complexion. A red light source will cause skin blemishes, freckles, blood vessels, rashes, bruising etc to disappear. Giving the skin a pure and more unblemished appearance.
The ancient prostitution industry soon took advantage of this business boosting optical illusion, installing red lamps in their working environments. As organised brothells developed, paying customers could more readily identify a working girl by the red lamp glow emitted from her window.
As brothell owners and prostitution demands became demographically focused because of common demand, eg areas of high trade, business premises became more concentrated and known as red light districts.
by Dizzy FPV March 03, 2018
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