Meaning of cesspool

cess•pool

Pronunciation: (ses'pl"), [key]
— n.
  1. a cistern, well, or pit for retaining the sediment of a drain or for receiving the sewage from a house.
  2. any filthy receptacle or place.
  3. any place of moral filth or immorality: a cesspool of iniquity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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