a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
Characteristic of, or giving the appearance of, poverty
In the U.S., a Spanish-speaking quarter, esp. one inhabited by Chicanos
An unordered accumulation; a pile.
A poverty-stricken rural community.
In a manner typical or stereotypical of an impoverished urban area, as in being makeshift, garish, or crass:
Filled with a crowd:
A city district notorious for vice and graft.
A squalid district inhabited chiefly by derelicts and vagrants.
(Law) A property of a permanent nature that is possessed or owned, such as land or a building, along with the rights associated with such possession or ownership.
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
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