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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhotbedhot‧bed /ˈhɒtbed $ ˈhɑːt-/ noun   a hotbed of something
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hotbedYou may know Quebec as a hotbed of ornery, croissant-munching separatists.No longer does the complex have the reputation as a hotbed of Merseyside militancy.The Ariadne, if I may put it that way, is a hotbed of super-sensitivity.Vasey's, like any other establishment, was a hotbed of gossip.Since the province was a hotbed of gentry resistance to the emancipation, confrontation looked a real possibility.The Northern Band was centred in Kurunagala district, which was long considered the hotbed of the crime.
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