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- 1. ghetto, quarter
- usage: formerly the restricted quarter of many European cities in which Jews were required to live; "the Warsaw ghetto"
- 2. ghetto, life
- usage: any segregated mode of living or working that results from bias or stereotyping; "the relative security of the gay ghetto"; "no escape from the ghetto of the typing pool"
- 3. ghetto, city district
- usage: a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions
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