skid row

skid row
{n.} The poor part of a city where men live who have no jobs and drink too much liquor. * /That man was once rich, but he drank and gambled too much, and ended his life living on skid row./ * /The Bowery is New York City's skid row./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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