ghost town Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “ghost town” - Learner’s Dictionary

ghost town

noun [C]
a town where few or no people now liveTowns, cities and villages (general)
Translations of “ghost town”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被廢棄的城鎮…
in Russian город, покинутый жителями…
in Turkish terk edilmiş kasaba/şehir, kuş uçmaz kervan geçmez şehir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被废弃的城镇…
in Polish wymarłe miasto…
(Definition of ghost town from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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