Hooverville

noun
Hoo·​ver·​ville | \ˈhü-vər-ˌvil \

Definition of Hooverville 

: a shantytown of temporary dwellings during the depression years in the U.S. broadly : any similar area of temporary dwellings

First Known Use of Hooverville

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hooverville

Herbert Hoover + -ville

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