Definition of demi-monde in English:
1(In 19th-century France) a class of women considered to be of doubtful social standing and morality.
- Whereas upper-class prostitutes of the demi-monde were involved in sexual liaisons outside marriage in order to gain influence and social advantage, most whores were regarded as social lepers.
French, literally 'half-world'.
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