Definition of Soapland

1. Noun. A kind of Japanese brothel, ostensibly for bathing. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soapland

1. a red light district [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soapland

soapboxes
soapboxing
soaped
soaper
soapers
soapfish
soapie
soapier
soapies
soapiest
soapily
soapiness
soapinesses
soaping
soapings
soapland (current term)
soaplands
soapless
soaplessly
soaplessness
soaplike
soapmaking
soaprock
soaproot
soaproots
soaps
soapstar
soapstock
soapstocks
soapstone

Literary usage of Soapland

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1. The Socius of Architecture: Amsterdam, Tokyo, New York by Arie Graafland (2000)
"A more recent variant is the present 'soapland', a politically correct name for the former Turkish baths that could no longer be so called following protest ..."

2. Japan in a Nutshell by Professor Solomon (1997)
"Here's the procedure: Don your yukata (it will be laid out on a tray in your * Don't wander into a soapland\yy mistake. ..."

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