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Places of a particular type

anchorage

noun

a place where something can be firmly fixed to something else

black spot

noun

a place that has more problems than other places

cattle auction

noun

a cattle market 1

cattle market

noun

an event, situation, or place where people, especially women, are judged only by how attractive they are

centre

noun

a place where there is a lot of something

centre of excellence

noun

a place where there are very high standards of work

cradle

noun

a place where something began

destination

noun

the place where someone or something is going

disaster area

noun

a place or region that has been badly affected by a disaster

dumping ground

noun

a place used for getting rid of things or people that are no longer wanted

dust trap

noun

a place where a lot of dust gathers

end

noun

one of two places connected by a telephone conversation, letter, or journey

eyrie

noun

a place that is very high and difficult to reach

final destination

noun

a place that you reach at the end of a journey after stopping at several places on the way

flashpoint

noun

a place where violence is likely to develop

goldfish bowl

noun

a place or situation in which people can watch everything that you do

ground zero

noun

a place at the centre of changes that are happening fast or violently

hangout

noun

a place where someone likes to spend time

haunt

noun

a place that someone visits often because they enjoy going there

home ground

noun

a familiar place

host

noun

a place or organization that arranges a special event and provides the area, buildings, equipment, or services needed for it

hotbed

noun

a place where there are a lot of people involved in a particular activity

incubator

noun

a place that encourages something to develop, especially new business

interface

noun

a place where people or things meet each other, or a thing that connects them

intersection

noun

a place where roads, lines etc join or cross each other

labyrinth

noun

a place where there are a lot of paths or passages and you can easily become lost

the Marie-Celeste

noun

a place that is completely empty and quiet, as if no one has been there for a long time

meeting place

noun

a place where people usually meet

midpoint

noun

a place that is halfway between two other places

mill

noun

a place or situation in which people deal with important matters automatically without giving them careful thought

nest

noun

a place or situation that is full of bad people or activities

perch

noun

a place for a building or object that makes it higher than other things close to it

pickup

noun

a place or time at which people, goods, or other things are collected

pickup point

noun

a place where people arrange to be collected by a coach, taxi etc

pitch

noun

a place where someone stands to sell something or to entertain people in the street

rendezvous

noun

the place where people have agreed to meet

resting place

noun

a place where a person or animal can stop and rest

seat

noun

the place where an organization has its main building, or where an important activity happens

shrine

noun

a place that you respect because it is related to a person, activity, or event that you admire

site

noun

a place where something happened, especially something interesting or important, or where there is an important building

smoke-filled room

noun

a place where powerful people make important decisions

spot

noun

a particular town, city, or area

station

noun

a place or position where someone waits in order to perform a particular activity

stronghold

noun

a place where the majority of people have the same political or religious beliefs

Tardis

noun

a place that is much bigger than it looks from the outside

testing ground

noun

a place or a situation used for testing ideas, products, or weapons

warren

noun

a place that is very difficult to find your way around because there are so many ways in which you could go

a den of iniquity/vice

a place where immoral things happen

a happy/favourite hunting ground

a place where people can get a particular thing that they want

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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