Definition of Shantytown

1. Noun. A city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties.

Generic synonyms: Slum, Slum Area



Definition of Shantytown

1. Noun. An area containing a collection of shacks, shanties or makeshift dwellings.(jump area containing a collection of shacks s) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shantytown

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shantytown

shanteys
shanti
shanties
shantih
shantihs
shantis
shants
shantung
shantungs
shanty
shanty town
shanty towns
shantylike
shantyman
shantymen
shantytown (current term)
shantytowns
shaobing
shaojiu
shaomai
shaomais
shapable
shape
shape-shifter
shape-shifters
shape-up
shape constancy
shape memory alloy
shape memory alloys
shape note

Literary usage of Shantytown

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1. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"The old shantytown is fast disappearing before the builder and contractor. ... A CLUSTER OF SHANTIES IN shantytown. The investigator who regarded it simply ..."

2. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"The old shantytown is fast disappearing before the builder and contractor. ... A CLUSTER OK SHANTIES IN shantytown. The investigator who regarded it simply ..."

3. The Yesterdays of Grand Rapids,. by Charles Eugene Belknap (1922)
"shantytown and Wildcat Money From the first settlements at the Rapids in the early forties to the days of the Civil war that portion of the village south of ..."

4. Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1900)
"The old shantytown is fast disappearing before the builder and contractor. ... A CLUSTER OF SHANTIES IN shantytown. The investigator who regarded it simply ..."

5. The Edison Monthly by New York Edison Company (1919)
"shantytown BACK in the sixties—not so long ago in the life of a great municipality—our beautiful Central Park was a region of huge boulders and rolling ..."

6. Adventure Guide to New Zealand by Bette Flagler (2005)
"Just 11 km (seven miles) south of Greymouth is shantytown, a recreation ... Your paid entry to shantytown includes a ride on one of the three steam trains. ..."

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