Rexdale is a neighbourhood in the northern part of Etobicoke, part of the city of Toronto, Canada.

It was developed in the 1950s by Rex Heslop, for whom it is named.

Recently, Gun violence and gangs have scarred the community, most recently in a shooting this summer that interrupted a four-year-old's birthday party. Four men were wounded.
Rexdale is a messed up community in Toronto.
by Pardeep March 05, 2005
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To kill someone and steal their possessions, a common practice in Toronto's Rexdale neighbourhood - hence the name.
1) "Nice Shoes! If you weren't my friend, I'd Rexdale you for them!"

2) "President Bush announced plans to Rexdale the people of Iraq for their oil today."
by xMarco October 21, 2006
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A dangerous part of Toronto. It has also become popular slang to describe anything in that 'hood.
Boy: Man, that chick stole a shopping cart.
Girl: No shit, it's rexdale.
by stfumuthafacker. April 26, 2008
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One of toronto's most dangerous places...its name is mostly used to describe a ghetto place....or people
Boy: That girl is so ghetto
Girl: Its Rexdale
by NACI all the way April 21, 2008
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Rexdale is a culturally-diverse, working-class neighbourhood occupying the North-West portion of Toronto. Although known for gang activity and high crime rates, Rexdale is no more dangerous than most of Toronto as a whole. You'll rarely see graffiti or discarded needles, and the people there can be super-nice - you just gotta treat 'em like human beings; smile and they'll smile back. Get on the bad side of the wrong people, you might get the shit beat outta you.

Hipsters from downtown will tell you the area is predominantly black (and therefor dangerous, because they're a pack of racist assclowns), when in reality, the area is generally a mix of Canadian citizens and immigrants from Italy, Eastern Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and India. The area is poor, yes, but frankly, I'd much rather deal with the "gangstas" from the Rex than the pretentious fucks from Wood-a-bridge.
Thornhill kid: "Yo, dude, I was in Rexdale last night, and this black guy jumped me! Like, shit, it's so dangerous there!"

East York kid: "No dude... I was there. That never happened."

Thornhill kid: "STFU, those niggahs gonna pay!"

East York kid: "... *sigh*"
by Milhos Almas February 24, 2011
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The Canadain HOOD, one of the most feared placez in canada due to high drug, violence, and gang rates. birth placez of famous rappers jelleestone and DR.CHRONIC aka mc hash. also known as REX, located in toronto, etobico. dun go der
oh you in deep shit now, ricky called hiz rexdale boyz.
by rikhi July 27, 2005
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