chawl

noun
\ ˈchȯl \
plural -s

Definition of chawl

: a large tenement house especially in the factory cities of India

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History and Etymology for chawl

Hindi cāl thatched roof

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“Chawl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chawl. Accessed 8 Apr. 2020.

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