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Ghetto - Wikipedia

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A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in Venice to describe the part of the ...

Segregated From Its History, How 'Ghetto' Lost Its Meaning : Code ...

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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 ...

The mysterious origin of the word 'ghetto' - Jewish World Features ...

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Mar 29, 2016 ... Word of the Day / Azazel: What the hell does it mean? ... liberalize their treatment of Jews, and the walls around ghettos began to come down.

History of the Ghetto

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The word ghetto means slag, from the Latin word gettare, to pour or to cast. ... not at first called Ghettos because that Italian name did not enter the European ...

Ghettos - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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The term "ghetto" originated from the name of the Jewish quarter in Venice, Italy. ... The Germans did not hesitate to kill those Jewish policemen who were ...

Why Don't We Know the Origin of the Word Ghetto? | OUPblog

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Mar 4, 2009 ... Anatoly reviews possible origins of the word 'ghetto.' ... The supporters of the guet etymology did not explain why a French word was used ..... I will give the whole matter more thought and if I come up with more meat to put on ...

Ghetto | Definition of Ghetto by Merriam-Webster

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Define ghetto: a part of a city in which members of a particular group or race live usually in poor conditions — ghetto in a sentence. ... Editor's note: Did You Know ? ... The word ghèto became the name for the area and was borrowed into ...

'Ghetto:' Five Reasons to Rethink the Word | DCentric

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May 13, 2011 ... That's when I got really angry—she called my neighborhood “ghetto.” After I told her never to come back to the ghetto, she sped off in her BMW ...

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Sep 1, 2011 ... video about the origin of the word Ghetto and the jewish ghetto of Venice. ... That Is So Ghetto: A History of the Word and What it has Come to ...

Jewish Word | Ghetto - Moment Magazine

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May 20, 2013 ... linguist Anatoly Liberman speculates that the word might even come ... but Venetians did not intend to isolate the Jews all the time,” he says.