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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 slum /ˈslʌm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slum n.
 1. A foul back street of a city, especially one filled with a poor, dirty, degraded, and often vicious population; any low neighborhood or dark retreat; -- usually in the plural; as, Westminster slums are haunts for theives.
 2. pl. Mining Same as Slimes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slum v. i. To visit or frequent slums, esp. out of curiosity, or for purposes of study, etc.  Also called go slumming. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living
          conditions [syn: slum area]
      v : visit slums for entertainment or out of curiosity
      [also: slumming, slummed]