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flophouse

noun [C]  /ˈflɑpˌhɑʊs/ (plural flophouses  /ˈflɑpˌhɑʊ·zəz, -səz/) us  
a cheap, usually dirty, hotel: That area of Manhattan used to be full of flophouses.
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