back of town
 n.— «Mr. Nagin said that he was reluctant because of safety concerns to let residents into what locals call the “back of town,” the northern part of the Lower Ninth Ward, which was especially ravaged by the one-two punch of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.» —“Longing for Home in a Sealed New Orleans Ward” by Deborah Sontag in New Orleans New York Times Oct. 24, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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