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In the United States, an area in a community characterized by cheap barrooms, saloons, and run-down hotels; usually a gathering place for derelicts, vagrants, and down-and-out alcoholics.
a run-down area frequented by alcoholics. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
district of down-and-outs and bums. [Am. Usage: Brewer Dictionary, 1008]