slum noun definition in Poverty and famine topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

slum

 noun: Poverty and famine topic
an area of a city that is very poor and where the houses are dirty and in bad condition a slum area city/urban slums She was brought up in the slums of Leeds. slum clearance schemes a plan to rehouse slum dwellers a kid from the slums born in the slums of East London

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