shantytown

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noun shan·ty·town \-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of shantytown

  1. :  a usually poor town or section of a town consisting mostly of shanties

1876

First Known Use of shantytown

1876


SHANTYTOWN Defined for English Language Learners

shantytown

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noun shan·ty·town \-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of shantytown for English Language Learners

  • : a town or a part of a town where the people are poor and live in shanties



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