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  ( ghettos    plural)   ( ghettoes    plural  ) A ghetto is a part of a city in which many poor people or many people of a particular race, religion, or nationality live separately from everyone else.      n-count  
...the black ghettos of New York and Los Angeles.     

ghetto blaster        ( ghetto blasters    plural  ) , ghetto-blaster   A ghetto blaster is a large portable radio and cassette player with built-in speakers, especially one that is played loudly in public by young people.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
INFORMAL      n-count  
in AM, use boom box     
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