Synonyms of barbary coast


1. Barbary Coast, city district

usage: a part of a city that is notorious for gambling dens and brothels and saloons and riotous night life (especially the waterfront of San Francisco after the gold rush of 1849); "we'll tolerate no Barbary Coast in this city!"

2. Barbary Coast

usage: the Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates

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