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A ghetto wasteland that would be more useful as a nuclear weapon testing ground. It is a poor excuse for a city. The city is run by an all incompetent black administration that has seen more of its members indicted for crimes any other place in history. Detroit is also a synonym for corruption
You ever been to Detroit? What a shit hole!
by dadudeman112233 March 24, 2010
1. The largest city in Michigan, and currently the 11th largest city in the US.

2. Once upon a time, the murder capital of the US.

3. The location of every single sports record ever broken in Michigan.

3. The cleanest, most beautiful city in the world. See also, sarcasm.
If you live anywhere in Michigan other than Detroit, you consider Detroit to be it's own separate state. Detroit is instead "Un-Michigan".
by The Green Pirate November 21, 2010
Where the whole trend of psychotic murders came from.
"Detroit is the most dangerous city in America. In fact, that's where all the killing started!"
by hekifier March 28, 2009
A city in receivership that sucks ass, taxes the hell out of people who work there but don't live there, is full of whiny shit-heads, and has a perpetually shitty NFL team.
Ever heard of a Renaissance Tax?
Yea, Detroit takes an extra 8% from my income .
by SwitchKU September 24, 2008
1.A city that a bunch of people talk and complain about but without ever stepping inside the city limits or even coming within 50 miles of its border. These people are known as "Smart" and "Still breathing" and are often scorned upon by Detroit citizens for their devilish good looks and lack of bullets lodged in their spine.

2.Contrary to popular belief, there are nice parts. The road out of there for instance.

3.Where everyone who's from Michigan says they're from when somebody asks them where they live. The lack of stab wounds and teenage wife however is a dead giveaway.

4.Best water in the world. A great comfort for kids there when they get lung cancer at age 6.

1. Hey, I haven't been to Detroit, let along Michigan, but since I like, you know, not bleeding for 12 or so gunshot wounds, I think that won't change.

2.Rosedale Park, University District, etc...all great living areas. Bring your own barbed wire and gun towers though.

3.Random Person 1: Where are you from?
'Detroiter': Westland
Random Person 1: Where?
'Detroiter': Detroit...
Random Person 1: Liar. You're 13 and not pregnent yet!

4.Have you ever had Detroit water? Really, take off that oxygen mask and try some, son!
by Slim Daddy August 24, 2006
In terms of cities as women, Detroit is compared to the flashier, sexier, crunchier, trendier cities/women, and often serve to inflate the self esteem of cities who actually aren 't as awesome as they think they are, or are having problems and want someone to make them feel prettier. Some of her worst enemies are actually her cousins (the Detroit suburbs) who think she is an embaressing relative, and think they know what is best for her, but bad mouth her and get in her way. Detroit has problems, but thats not all there is to her. The auto industry, a boyfriend, has been part of her best and worst times.
Los Angeles: Pssst..have you seen Detroit lately? I feel so bad for her. EVERYONE says her days are numbered.
New York: I know. I feel bad sometimes, because we are so awesome and successful. Detroit just doesn't know whats good for her. She needs to get her priorities straight. Her schools are a mess.


Portland: Poor Detroit. So unenlightened. She likes abusive men. They should look into local foods, or a market where you can buy fresh food. Plus they need diversity.
Seattle: Oh, I know! Too bad they don't live near water and Canada like us. But they aren't as progressive as us.

Westland (suburb): God cousin Detroit is so embaressing. I just party at her place then get going back.

Birmingham: Its a shame what happened to my cousin Detroit. She should have better shopping. But everyone just wants to come shopping with me.

Eastpointe: I try not to let anyone know about my cousin, Detroit. I really am closer to my cousin, Grosse Pointe. Oh yeah, I used to be East Detroit. We're sooo fancy here.
by suburbanDetroiter July 10, 2011
Not to bad of a place. Just no where your going, cuz if you wander in the wrong parts, at night, ur screwed
Person 1: Detroit isnt to bad of a place
Person 2: I guess not as long as you stay away from Cass Tech, Martin Luther King Blvd., Joy Rd. and stay away from prostitutes, gangs, drug dealers, some homeless people, and the hundreds of burnt down or abandoned houses, and you dont go out at night, expecally not in those roads then i suppose its okay
by tdm72 March 09, 2011