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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 .... Many European and Middle Eastern cities once had a historical Jewish quarter. Jewish ghettos in Europe existed because ...

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 ...

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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 behind ...

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 ...

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

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.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ghetto

Define ghetto: a part of a city in which members of a particular group or race live ... but today there is little doubt that the word comes from the Italian dialect form ghèto, ... Origin and Etymology of ghetto. seeghetto. First Known Use: 1936 ...

www.momentmag.com/jewish-word-ghetto

May 20, 2013 ... In a 2009 column for The Oxford Etymologist entitled “Why Don't We Know the Origin of the Word Ghetto?” linguist Anatoly Liberman speculates ...

www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/199711/ghetto-shared-history-of-a-word

Apr 15, 2016 ... That is the experience Mitchell Duneier relates in his new book Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, when it comes to ...