Definition of opium den in English:

opium den

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  • A public room where opium is sold and smoked.
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    • Constable White rubbed his hands together and stamped each foot briskly as he tried to keep himself warm, standing dutifully at the broken door into the raided opium den.
    • The added chapter includes Dorian's visit to an opium den.
    • In the smoggy London streets of 1888, Aberline is dragged from his favourite opium den to investigate the bloody slaying of a prostitute.

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