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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in Venice to describe the part of the city to which Jews were restricted and segregated. The term has been applied in various contexts.

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