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Origin of inner city
historical usage of inner city
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Example sentences from the Web for inner city
“Inner-city girls and suburban girls are not exposed to the out of doors and to the wilderness,” Hildebrand says.
Child to a single mother, he grew up in inner-city Baltimore.'I Wasn’t Afraid of Jail. I Just Didn’t Want to Go Anymore.'|Jamelle Bouie|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Those proved to be big words for a little girl growing up in inner-city Newark, N.J.Trailblazing Capt. Gail Harris on Her Many ‘Firsts’ in the Military|Adrienne Vogt|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For the time being, “inner-city poverty” still sounds like a contradiction in terms to the Chinese ear.Ghosts in the Machine: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants and Their Uncertain Future|Ross Perlin|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But words of peace are hard pressed to compete with a record company that can put up $3 million for words of inner-city war.Chicago Rapper Lil JoJo Went to His Grave for Taunting a Rival Gang Member|Michael Daly|October 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Eastside High School is located in an inner-city neighborhood and enrolls 3,200 students.What Works: Schools Without Drugs|United States Department of Education
British Dictionary definitions for inner city
- the parts of a city in or near its centre, esp when they are associated with poverty, unemployment, substandard housing, etc
- (as modifier)inner-city schools
Cultural definitions for inner city
A general term for impoverished areas of large cities. The inner city is characterized by minimal educational opportunities, high unemployment and crime rates, broken families, and inadequate housing. (See ghettos.)