asphalt jungle


Definition of asphalt jungle

: a big city or a specified part of a big city

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Examples of asphalt jungle in a Sentence

a realistic novel about life in the asphalt jungle

First Known Use of asphalt jungle

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Asphalt jungle.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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