shacktown

noun

Definition of shacktown

: a group of shacks serving as dwellings migrant workers have settled by the hundreds and thousands in a gigantic shacktown that has grown up in the vicinity— R. H. Fitzgibbon

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“Shacktown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shacktown. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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