[soh-hoh, soh-hoh]
a district in London, England, including Soho Square: a predominantly foreign section since 1685; noted for its restaurants.
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a district in New York City, in lower Manhattan, south of Houston Street, where many of the old warehouses and buildings have been converted into studios, galleries, shops, and restaurants.
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soho (səʊˈhəʊ)
1.  hunting an exclamation announcing the sighting of a hare
2.  an exclamation announcing the discovery of something unexpected
[an Anglo-French hunting call, probably of exclamatory origin]

Soho (ˈsəʊhəʊ)
a district of central London, in the City of Westminster: a foreign quarter since the late 17th century, now chiefly known for restaurants, nightclubs, striptease clubs, etc

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district in New York city, 1970s, from "South of Houston Street," but probably also echoing the name of the London neighborhood (famous for vice), which was so called since at least 1632, originally "So Ho," a hunting cry (c.1307), the West End district so called from earlier association of this area
with hunting.
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South of Houston [Street] (a neighborhood in New York City)
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neighbourhood in the City of Westminster, London, that is bounded by Oxford Street (north), Charing Cross Road (east), Coventry Street and Piccadilly Circus (south), and Regent Street (west). The name of Soho derives from an old hunting cry.

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