This page is about the dysphemism slum
Meaning: an area where poor people live close together
- Those slums on the hills of Rio are right next to the wealthiest suburbs.
- The government calls slums "high-density informal urban settlements" now.
Also "favela" (in Brazil only) and "shanty town".
If you call someone's home or district a "slum", you might
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Contributor: Matt Errey