Origin of SoHofrom so(uth of) Ho(uston) (street in Manhattan), probably echoing Soho (see Soho)
- A district of central London, England. Inhabited in the 1600s mainly by immigrants, it is known today for its restaurants, theaters, and nightclubs.
- also So·Ho A district of New York City on southwest Manhattan Island noted for its galleries, restaurants, and artists' lofts. The area is so uth of Ho uston Street, hence the name.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
soho - Computer Definition
An enterprise (i.e., for-profit commercial business) with fewer than 10 employees. Synonymous with microbusiness. See also SME.
(Small Office/Home Office) The small business. This market segment demands as much or more than the large corporation. The small business entrepreneur generally wants the latest, greatest and fastest equipment, and this market has always benefited from high technology, allowing it to compete on a level playing ground with the bigger companies. See SMB.