city district

Definitions of city district
  1. noun
    a district of a town or city
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    West Berlin
    the part of Berlin under United States and British and French control until 1989
    Bloomsbury
    a city district of central London laid out in garden squares
    Soho
    a city district of central London now noted for restaurants and nightclubs
    Wembley
    a southeastern part of Greater London that is the site of the English national soccer stadium
    West End
    the part of west central London containing the main entertainment and shopping areas
    Hollywood
    a district of Los Angeles long associated with the American film industry
    Nob Hill
    a fashionable neighborhood in San Francisco
    Beacon Hill
    a fashionable section of Boston; site of the Massachusetts capital building
    Coney Island
    a section of Brooklyn on the Atlantic; known as an amusement center
    Harlem
    a district of northern Manhattan; known as a center of African-American art and culture in the early 20th century
    Hell's Half Acre
    a district in Manhattan formerly noted for its slums and vice
    South of Houston
    a district in southwestern Manhattan noted for its shops and restaurants and galleries and artist's lofts
    off-Broadway
    low-budget theaters located outside the Broadway area in Manhattan
    Times Square
    the area of Manhattan around the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue; heart of the New York theater district; site of annual celebration of New Year's
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    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)
    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
    ghetto
    a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions
    red-light district
    a district with many brothels
    quarter
    a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    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
    fringe, outskirt
    a part of the city far removed from the center
    police precinct, precinct
    a precinct in which law enforcement is the responsibility of particular police force
    election district, voting precinct
    one of several districts into which a city or town is divided for voting; each contains one polling place
    Tin Pan Alley
    a city district (originally in New York) where composers and publishers of popular music do business
    ghetto
    formerly the restricted quarter of many European cities in which Jews were required to live
    casbah, kasbah
    an older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located
    medina
    the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africa
    seafront
    the waterfront of a seaside town
    dockyard
    an establishment on the waterfront where vessels are built or fitted out or repaired
    shantytown
    a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties
    skid road
    the district of a town frequented by loggers
    skid row
    a city district frequented by vagrants and alcoholics and addicts
    barrio
    a Spanish-speaking quarter in a town or city (especially in the United States)
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    district, dominion, territorial dominion, territory
    a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
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