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shantytowns

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plural of shantytown

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a usually poor town or a part of a town where the people live in shanties

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“Shantytowns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shantytowns. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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