Examples of ghost town in a Sentence
After all the gold was mined, the place became a ghost town.
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Privacy - Terms Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% 0:00 / 1:38 Own this entire ghost town south of Yosemite for under $1 million Advertisement Cerro Gordo, an old mining town, was recently put on the market for $925,000.
Local activists and a doctor described the surrounding areas as ghost towns.
Hulks of rusty fishing boats now dot the dry lake bed between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and fishing villages became ghost towns.
By the early 20th century, Cerro Gordo had transformed into a desolate ghost town.
Travelers will begin in the old mining camp and ghost town of Rhyolite, skirt the edges of the Badwater Basin and hike to a hidden waterfall and swimming hole.
For a glimpse of where Lavasa may be heading, look to Aamby Valley, another affluent township outside Mumbai turned ghost town built by a separate developer.
Many of China’s other ghost towns have yet to figure out how to jumpstart their economies without slipping back into the old pattern of borrowing and building.
By the early 1990s, Convention Hall, that had been the site of memorable concerts, and much of the east side resembled a ghost town.
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GHOST TOWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ghost town for English Language Learners
: a town that no longer has any people living in it : an abandoned town
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