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- n. Any neighborhood with a reputation for poverty and a large amount of crime.
- n. A neighborhood in New York City (also known as Clinton), that was historically known for poor living conditions.
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Monsignor Scanlon recounted how, at sixteen years of age, John Samuel Sanders Mullen left Ireland and traveled alone to New York City, where he found a spot with relatives in an already crowded Hell's Kitchen tenement.