Noun: ghetto (ghettos,ghettoes) ge-tow
- Formerly the restricted quarter of many European cities in which Jews were required to live
"the Warsaw ghetto"
- 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"
- A poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions
Derived forms: ghettoes, ghettos
Type of: city district, life, quarter
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