Definition of “ghost town” - English Dictionary

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“ghost town” in British English

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ghost townnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡəʊst ˌtaʊn/ us /ˈɡoʊst ˌtaʊn/

a town where few or no people now live

(Definition of “ghost town” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ghost town” in American English

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ghost townnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡoʊst ˌtɑʊn/

a town that was busy in the past but is now empty or nearly empty because the activities that kept people there have stopped

(Definition of “ghost town” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)