Origin of inner city
historical usage of inner city
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How to use inner city in a sentence
There's an epidemic of violence in the inner city, and they’re worried it could spread.The Trailer: A socialist beat the mayor of Buffalo in a primary. He's still running.|David Weigel|September 21, 2021|Washington Post
At the same time, a report from the World Economic Forum predicts that the number of commercial delivery vehicles will increase by 36% in inner cities by the year 2030.Computer vision software has the potential to reinvent the way cities move|Annie Siebert|March 26, 2021|TechCrunch
It’s been long understood that people living in inner cities face conditions that have clear correlations to overall health.
Minority communities are often located in inner cities, far from national parks and other public lands, and the price of gym passes, equipment, transportation to gyms, and mentorship programs are all typically steep.How Outdoor Companies Can Back Up Their DEI Pledges|Kai Lightner|September 23, 2020|Outside Online
Throughout the fifties, in city after city, fluoridation became the subject of fierce debate.
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Today, the city is an Asian hipster outpost, with shopping malls, clothing boutiques, and mixologist-prepared cocktails.
“I love my job and I love my city and I am committed to the work here,” he said in a statement.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
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.)