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Tenement district   /tˈɛnəmənt dˈɪstrɪkt/   Listen
Tenement district

A residential district occupied primarily with tenement houses.

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"Tenement district" Quotes from Famous Books

... something else to do just then. He and others had been sent to the tenement district, near the rising river, to rouse and save the poor ...
— The Story of a China Cat • Laura Lee Hope

... tenement district people were being murdered by the tens of thousands by tuberculosis, by defective plumbing, by new diseases born of the herding of men and women like cattle. I made some feeble attempt to investigate, to ascertain, to acquaint myself with the facts, and my investigation led ...
— From the Bottom Up - The Life Story of Alexander Irvine • Alexander Irvine

Words linked to "Tenement district" :   residential district, residential area, community

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