from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The usually older, central part of a city, especially when characterized by crowded neighborhoods in which low-income, often minority groups predominate.
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- n. The interior, central part of a city, as opposed to the suburbs
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- n. the older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
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