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1. (n.) A quarantined section of the city where the Jews were forced to live during WWII Germany.
Jimmy jumped over giant, gelatinous jiggas in his Jewish ghetto.
by k1 February 23, 2005
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A place which apparently is cool to come from and live in, but at the same time something that everyone is trying to leave.
Guy 1: Yo nigga I lived in da ghetto. WORD.
Guy 2: What, is that something to be proud of?
*Walks away rolling eyes*
by Mr. Angioni January 26, 2007
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A low-income community. (poor)
Boy 1: Why do you stay in the ghetto.

Because my mom doesn't make that

much money, to stay in the richies.

She get's welfare

boy 2: Oh that's understandable.
by davonj89 May 07, 2009
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Part of every complete breakfast, ghettO's are a delicious chocolaty cereal similar to nigga please.
"What do you want for breakfast this morning?"

"GhettO's!"
by Blair February 07, 2004
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a run down poor side of town or when something is jerry-rigged and looks like it was made in ahalf-assed fashion.
1. That side of town is a ghetto.
2. Replacing a broken window with a trashbag and ducttape is ghetto.
by DennisIsEvil October 15, 2005
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This is an {URBAN} dictionary, so I reject that others try to force literal, mainstream definitions of slang on the words defined here. With that said, ghetto is not just a place where Jews were segregated in the past, it is also a way of thinking and behavior evolved from living in a physical ghetto. BECAUSE there are so many listings with ghetto linked to them, it is a FACT that people associate ghetto with not just a blighted area, but also a condition, an association with people, objects, and behavior not considered 'acceptable,' or 'proper' by mainstream society.
John lives in the ghetto.

Man, why you gotta be actin all ghetto?

That hoopty is straight up ghetto.

by destardi June 17, 2006
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