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Definition of the noun slum area
What does slum area mean as a name of something?
- a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonym of slum area: slum
- more generic term: city district = a district of a town or city
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Encyclopedia of Maryland (1999)
by Nancy Capace
The term "slum area" shall mean any area where dwellings predominate which, by reason of depreciation, overcrowding, faulty arrangement or design, lack of ventilation, light or sanitary facilities, or any combination of these factors, are ...
by Shatrughna P. Sinha
The slum area represented an area of minimnm choice and so collected a population which was homogeneous in terms of its economic competency, even though in ethnic terms it may be very heterogeneous. Competition thus led to ...
Po - Z, index. 3
A slum area in Dacca, occupied mostly by Hindus, was set on fire and thousands of its inhabitants shot. The industrial base was destroyed in order to assure the dependent status of the province. Rape, murder, beatings, mutilation, and torture ...
by Thomas M. Leonard
Arrabal An urban slum area. Asentamientos Cooperatives established by the government purchase of tax delinquent properties and ...
by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva
by Durga Bhagwat, who was elected President of the Maharashtra Literary Conference; Namdeo Dhasal's Golpitha (a slum area of Bombay), with an introduction by the dramatist Vijay Tendulkar; Waman Nimbalkar's Gaokushabaheril Kavita ...
by Marilyn D. McShane, Frank P Williams III
Characteristic of some of the better prose style, for instance, is this description of a slum area: There is nothing fresh or clean to greet the eye; everywhere are unpainted, ramshackle buildings, blackened and besmirched with the smoke of ...
a slum area, occupied by minority ...
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India - Bombay - 29 - slum area near the dump
The other side of the tracks, so to speak, is Bombay's legendary slums. This was one near the dump yard.
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