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1.
A kick ass entertainment district on the western side of downtown Cleveland alongside the Cuyahoga River that has some rockin' nightclubs, bars, and restaurants.
Every weekend I went to the Flats during college, I could count on always getting plastered.
by Piranha February 03, 2007
 
2.
Nickname for Lafayette, Louisiana. Called this because the word flat is within the word Lafayette.
We went to The Flat last night. Downtown was full of bitches.
by Louisiplaya January 17, 2009
 
3.
short for the resteraunt tijuana flats.
yah dood, me and my friends go to the flats every wednsday after school.
by darsnot January 28, 2009
 
4.
west coast term for the ghetto since the hills are where the rich people reside...
jake: ya'll don't know nothin' 'bout me. i'm from the flats. i stay fly, nigga.

me: what have i told you about using the n-word, wigger!? you don't know ANYTHING about the flats...angelou's got you beat, son.

angelou: driving down to the liqour sto' on the weekends to hang out doesn't mean you get street cred.
by Brittnasty The Mad MC November 05, 2005