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inner city

noun as in older, densely populated areas of a city

adjective as in referrring to older, densely populated areas of a city

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This is my offering to those of us who have experienced trauma in inner cities.

There's an epidemic of violence in the inner city, and they’re worried it could spread.

At the same time, a report from the World Economic Forum predicts that the number of commercial delivery vehicles will increase by 36% in inner cities by the year 2030.

It’s been long understood that people living in inner cities face conditions that have clear correlations to overall health.

Minority communities are often located in inner cities, far from national parks and other public lands, and the price of gym passes, equipment, transportation to gyms, and mentorship programs are all typically steep.

This can be seen not just in distant exurbs or suburbs, but in prime inner-city neighborhoods.

Today, to oversimplify somewhat, the white working class resembles the inner city blacks of 1965.

During that same 50-year period, conditions for a segment of the black community—the inner city—have gotten worse.

She could have used her Cornell degree to seek wealth, but she chose to teach at an inner city school.

Ryan has said he misspoke, but I doubt it—he probably does think first about black inner-city men when he thinks about poverty.

At last we reach the walls of the inner city—for till now we have been merely in the outer town.

The picturesque old buildings of Amsterdam, especially those in the inner city, will delight the visitor.

Through this they passed without parley, and the journey across the inner city was begun.

On the east there was also a protecting moat, while the inner city was surrounded by thick walls and guarded by towers.

The inner city has many peony beds of that sort, both the tree and tuber kind, but they have only leaves to show now.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inner-city, such as: civic, civil, downtown, metropolitan, burghal, and central.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.