Meaning of “tent city” in the English Dictionary

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"tent city" in Business English

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tent citynoun [ C ]

uk us

a large group of tents that provide a temporary place for people to live, especially people who do not have a home:

With America's housing market in crisis, California's state capital has become home to a tent city for the homeless.

(Definition of “tent city” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)