Ghetto or slum
A deprived area or a slum.
Patois: Mi deh pon ah gully side deh floss wid mi bredren Popcaan
English: I'm in the ghetto partying with my friend Popcaan
Slang term used to refer to an impoverished or neglected area of an city. Also it may refer to a place in Jamaica called Cassava Piece( the district where popular Jamaica artist Mavado comes from)
Patois: Breddah, mi cyan stay out too late because mi liv a gully
English: Brother, I can’t stay out too late because I live in the ghetto
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