city district

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: district - a district of a town or citycity district - a district of a town or city  
Barbary Coast - a part of a city that is notorious for gambling dens and brothels and saloons and riotous night life (especially the waterfront of San Francisco after the gold rush of 1849); "we'll tolerate no Barbary Coast in this city!"
precinct - a district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes
business district, downtown - the central area or commercial center of a town or city; "the heart of Birmingham's downtown"
city - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"
ghetto - a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
red-light district - a district with many brothels
quarter - a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"
waterfront - the area of a city (such as a harbor or dockyard) alongside a body of water
slum, slum area - a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
combat zone, tenderloin - a city district known for its vice and high crime rate
turf - the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own
enterprise zone - a city district where development receives special tax advantages
outskirt, fringe - a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"
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