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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 ..... The black ghettos did not always contain dilapidated houses and deteriorating projects, nor were all of its residents  ...

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 ... Word of the Day / Azazel: What the hell does it mean? Five hundred ... But the origin of the word "ghetto" itself is an etymological conundrum.

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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 ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ghetto

Define ghetto: a part of a city in which members of a particular group or race live usually in poor ... Editor's Note: Did You Know? ... from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'ghetto'. ... Origin and Etymology of ghetto.

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

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Ghetto definition, a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ... Word Origin and History for ghetto

www.momentmag.com/jewish-word-ghetto

May 20, 2013 ... Liberman's origin of choice, however, is the English word jetty (from the ... but Venetians did not intend to isolate the Jews all the time,” he says.

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Jan 15, 2016 ... Why is this word sometimes considered offensive? ... came under fire for using the word "ghetto" at the Golden Globes earlier this week. .... So as some listeners would see it, Tarantino did not just dismiss film music as a minor ...

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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 for ...