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n. shanty

Definition of shanty in English

Small, poorly constructed dwelling, typically located on the outskirts of a large city and inhabited by people with scarce economic resources.

Synonyms of shanty in English

shack

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n. shanty town

Definition of shanty town in English

Settlement of poorly constructed housing, typically located on the outskirts of large urban areas, inhabited by people with scarce economic resources.

Synonyms of shanty town in English

squatter areasquatter settlementshantytownslum