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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghetto

A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, typically as a result of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in Venice to describe the part of the city to ... However, there is no agreement among etymologists about the origins of the Venetian language term. The various theories ...

www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/04/27/306829915/segregated-from-its-history-how-ghetto-lost-its-meaning

Apr 27, 2014 ... The word "ghetto" is an etymological mystery. Is it from the Hebrew get, or bill of divorce? From the Venetian ghèto, or foundry? From the ...

www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/.premium-1.700477

Mar 29, 2016 ... Five hundred years after the first Ghetto was established, what it was is clear enough: a walled-off area of late medieval towns where the Jews ...

jbuff.com/c032307.htm

Ghetto. The word ghetto means slag, from the Latin word gettare, to pour or to cast. This Italian word was first used by the Venetians, who forced Jews to live ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ghetto

Define ghetto: a quarter of a city in which Jews were formerly required to live — ghetto in a sentence. ... are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'ghetto. ... Origin and Etymology of ghetto.

blog.oup.com/2009/03/ghetto

Mar 4, 2009 ... Since the first ghetto was built in Venice, we should first look for the word's origin in some Italian, preferably the Venetian, dialect. If this attempt ...

www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=ghetto

1610s, "part of a city in which Jews are compelled to live," especially in Italy, from Italian ghetto "part of a city to which Jews are restricted," of unknown origin.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=History+of+the+Word+Ghetto&v=GTER_9nhIvg
Sep 1, 2011 ... video about the origin of the word Ghetto and the jewish ghetto of Venice.

www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005059

Origin of the TermGhetto”. The term "ghetto" originated from the name of the Jewish quarter in Venice, Italy. Venetian authorities compelled the city's Jews to ...