[ kab-ij-toun ]
/ ˈkæb ɪdʒˌtaʊn /
a depressed or dilapidated urban area, especially a city slum.
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Origin of cabbagetown
after Cabbagetown, a depressed area of Toronto, allegedly so called because its inhabitants' diet consisted mainly of cabbage
Words nearby cabbagetown
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British Dictionary definitions for cabbagetown
/ (ˈkæbɪdʒˌtaʊn) /
a former slum area of Toronto, now known for its Victorian architecture and thriving arts community
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