any large, crowded city or urban area with little greenery or access to nature, sometimes one regarded as a dangerous place where people are engaged in a struggle for survival:Central Park is a breath of fresh air and nature in the middle of the concrete jungle that is New York City.The campaign ad plays to middle-class fears that an increasing crime rate is the first sign of a descent into violent anarchy and the concrete jungle.
- Sometimes asphalt jungle .
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How to use concrete jungle in a sentence
Now, overlaying it all is the glass and concrete jungle of the Olympic era.
However, an undeniable truth brews beneath the surface of this concrete jungle: tea is beloved here, too.