For the Paralympians, 2012 will be the year they broke out of the ghetto.
Graffiti and street art stem from American ghetto culture, notes Cappellazzo.
What about the ghetto residents who exhibit “mainstream” values on working, education, and child-rearing?
In the race to snatch children from the tightening noose around the Warsaw ghetto, she must use all her wiles.
One day he's calling Spanish the language of the “ghetto,” the next he's apologizing on YouTube en Espanol.
Like most of the realistic plays of the ghetto, Minna is a genuine play of manners.
The master in the art of telling these ghetto tales is Leopold Kompert.
Gudule's birthplace was far removed from the ghetto, where Ascher had first seen the light.
ghetto: the Jews' quarter in Rome, Venice, and other cities.
And as though drawn by invisible chains he strayed far down into the ghetto.
1610s, "part of a city to which Jews were restricted," especially in Italy, from Italian ghetto "part of a city to which Jews are restricted," various theories of its origin include: Yiddish get "deed of separation;" special use of Venetian getto "foundry" (there was one near the site of that city's ghetto in 1516); a clipped word from Egitto "Egypt," from Latin Aegyptus (presumably in memory of the exile); or Italian borghetto "small section of a town" (diminutive of borgo, of Germanic origin, see borough). Extended by 1899 to crowded urban quarters of other minority groups (especially blacks in U.S. cities). As an adjective by 1903 (modern slang usage from 1999). Ghetto-blaster "large, portable stereo" is from 1982.