asphalt jungle love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large city or an urban or inner-city area, especially when characterized as congested and crime-ridden.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A city or urban area, where the landscape is covered by pavement and the environment is alienating and unsafe.

Etymologies

From W. R. Burnett's novel The Asphalt Jungle (1949). (Wiktionary)

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