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silk-stocking district

A section of a city that is dominated by the upper-class. Even if you had the money, you wouldn't want to live in a silk-stocking district—you'd be totally subject to the whims of your wealthy neighbors.
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the red-light district

the part of a city where many people offer sex for money A prostitute was found murdered in the city's red-light district last night.
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