Definition of asphalt jungle in English:

asphalt jungle

Syllabification: as·phalt jun·gle

noun

The modern city, especially when considered as a place of poverty and crime.
More example sentences
  • Leave the asphalt jungle behind and head to the hills.
  • The greetings from mothers with little kids in tow or little old ladies grooming their front gardens: these simple conversations reveal the hidden charm of this asphalt jungle.
  • These mosquitoes, breeding prolifically beneath our asphalt jungles, were previously regarded as innocuous.

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