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barrio

noun [C] uk   /ˈbær.i.əʊ/ us    /ˈbɑːr.i.oʊ/
in the US, a part of a city where poor, mainly Spanish-speaking people liveAreas in towns and cities in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries, one of the areas into which a city is divided
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