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(n.) Contraction for "SOuth WEstern TOwnships"

A slum in South Africa where poor blacks were forced to go under apartheid. The source of many riots and bombings, it has come to be what has defined Johannesbourg and South Africa.
Soweto is the ultimate shithole. I implore all the people who think they're oppressed, particularly those 'in da hood' to go there to see what being held down is really like, pussies.
by Kung-Fu Jesus May 09, 2004
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Person 1: Hey how was work today.
Person 2: Eh it was soweto.
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