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Turkish translation of “shanty town”

shanty town

noun [C]     /ˈʃæntiˌtaʊn/
an area on the edge of a town where poor people live in very simply built houses
gecekondu bölgesi
Areas in towns and cities
(Definition of shanty town noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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