shantytown Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shantytownnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃæn.ti.taʊn/  us   /-t̬i-/
an ​area in or on the ​edge of a ​city, in which ​poorpeoplelive in ​small, very ​cheaplybuilthouses
(Definition of shantytown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shantytownnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃænt·iˌtɑʊn/
an ​area in or near a ​city in which ​poorpeoplelive in ​small, ​badlybuilthouses
(Definition of shantytown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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