Any area of a (usually) large metropolis where gay people live, work and hang out. Often the neighborhood contains several gay bars, gay bookstores, and other "gay friendly" business establishments.
Some rather famous Gay Ghettos include the Castro district of San Francisco, Greenwich Village and Chelsea in NYC and Dupont Circle in Washington, DC.
by Mark Edward May 09, 2006
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Proper noun. An area of Seattle, the Capitol Hill redsidential district.
"Yeah, I am back in the gay ghetto. But it's a fun town!"
by Noccie September 27, 2005