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ghost townnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​town where few or no ​people now ​live
(Definition of ghost town from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ghost townnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡoʊst ˌtɑʊn/
a town that was ​busy in the past but is now ​empty or ​nearlyempty because the ​activities that ​keptpeople there have ​stopped
(Definition of ghost town from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ghost town”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被废弃的城镇…
in Turkish terk edilmiş kasaba/şehir, kuş uçmaz kervan geçmez şehir…
in Russian город, покинутый жителями…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被廢棄的城鎮…
in Polish wymarłe miasto…
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