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What's the ACTUAL definition of ' Ghetto'?

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Not trying to be sarcastic; you asked for the actual definition.

ghetto ?

ghet·to [get-oh]
noun, plural ghet·tos, ghet·toes.
1.
a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often as a result of social or economic restrictions, pressures, or hardships.
2.
(formerly, in most European countries) a section of a city in which all Jews were required to live.
3.
a section predominantly inhabited by Jews.
4.
any mode of living, working, etc., that results from stereotyping or biased treatment: job ghettos for women; ghettos for the elderly.
adjective
5.
pertaining to or characteristic of life in a ghetto or the people who live there: ghetto culture.
6.
Often Disparaging and Offensive. noting something that is considered to be unrefined, low-class, cheap, or inferior: Her furniture is so ghetto!

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noun: a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often as a result of social or economic restrictions, pressures, or hardships
adj: pertaining to or characteristic of life in a ghetto or the people who live there: ghetto culture.
from dictionary.com

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the noun or adjective?

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Both.
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the noun is were the nazi political party held Jews until they put them in camps and the adjective is shady or sketchy
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Really?? Wow. Where'd you find that?
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New York! Lol

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Not cool is one meaning and a second is a giant old building that was dirty and was where Adolf Hitler would force the Jews to live(is true trying not to be mean though)

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Oh wow. I didn't know that. Cool.
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