slumdom

noun
slum·​dom | \ ˈsləmdəm \
plural -s

Definition of slumdom

1 : a district of slums wandering through slumdom
2 : the quality or state of being a slum a once fashionable district declining slowly into slumdom— Osbert Lancaster

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History and Etymology for slumdom

slum entry 1 + -dom

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“Slumdom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slumdom. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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