An Irish neighborhood (well, THE Irish neighborhood i guess) in the Bronx, NY. Main drags are Katonah Avenue, and McLean Avenue (which is technically in Yonkers, but is usually considered part of the neighborhood because the Irishness extends into Yonkers for a few blocks.) Woodlawn and McLean Heights are often collectively called Wood-Lean.
Woodlawn is 60% Irish.
by YO Man June 24, 2004
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where theres a bar on every corner and you wake up in the gutter.
by Patrick O'Reilly February 14, 2005
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The best neighborhood in the Bronx. Is NY's official Irish neighborhood. Right by the train to Yankee Stadium and Manhattan. The coolest place ever. Has the pride of the Bronx and the safeness and quiet of the suburbs. Peace.
Woodlawn is bounded by the city of Yonkers, the Bronx River Parkway, 233 St, and Van Cortlandt Park.
by Woodlawn October 01, 2004
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Woodlawn is the worst area in Baltimore city/county Notorious for his murder rate and crime rate the area is drug ridden the local school system is failing more than 65% of the school teachers wanted to quit. The 2020 generation of Woodlawn will remember this.
Yeah yo I'm Rey pop this fool, I heard he live off Woodlawn
by Jamin280 June 21, 2017
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The term 'woodlawn' is used by catholics in the same way 'nivana' is used by Buddhists or Grunge fans. The term originated from a school in the Northern Rivers NSW, whose religious education programme became so revered and copied that it became synonomous with 'enlightenment' itself. 'Woodlawn is a term now widely used by Catholic Australians.
"Stop counting your Rosary beads Seamus, I think i just achieved Woodlawn."
by L.L.Cool J. November 07, 2007
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