inner city

noun

Definition of inner city

  1. :  the usually older, poorer, and more densely populated central section of a city

inner–city

adjective

Examples of inner city in a sentence

  1. The mayor is trying to attract new businesses to the inner city.

1961

First Known Use of inner city

1961


INNER CITY Defined for English Language Learners

inner city

noun

Definition of inner city for English Language Learners

  • : the central section of a large city where mostly poor people live


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