Definition of Shantytowns

1. Noun. (plural of shantytown) ¹



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Definition of Shantytowns

1. shantytown [n] - See also: shantytown

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shantytowns

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

Literary usage of Shantytowns

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1. Toward a Sustainable Energy Future by International Energy Agency (2001)
"Urban residents lacking access to electricity in the fast-growing shantytowns in many mega-cities of the developing world are estimated to number some 400 ..."

2. Hope for South Africa? by Lewis H. Gann, Peter Duignan (1991)
"There were indeed some shantytowns with alleys, backyards, and winding lanes ... But troublesome shantytowns were broken up, their population was dispersed, ..."

3. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"... relocation that were significantly harsher than the demolished shantytowns, the government has literally bulldozed its way to its goal, which appears to ..."

4. Untold Terror: Violence Against Women in Peru's Armed Conflict by Robin Kirk, Dorothy Q. Thomas (1992)
"Increasingly common in Lima's shantytowns are self-appointed neighborhood "justice-makers," who capture and torture suspected thieves, drug addicts and ..."

5. United Nations System, The; The Policies of Member States by Chadwick F. Alger, Gene Martin Lyons, John E. Trent (1995)
"... in urban shantytowns in third world cities provoked a searching dialogue on the meaning of development. This debate shifted the focus from development ..."

6. Africa South of the Sahara: The Challenge to Western Security by Lewis H. Gann, Peter Duignan (1981)
"Somalia faced disaster as enormous numbers of newcomers tried to eke out a miserable existence in shantytowns of tin and cardboard. ..."

7. The Fractured Continent: Latin America in Close-Up by Willard Leon Beaulac (1980)
"Today Chile's industrialized cities are ringed with shantytowns. Food prices are cruelly high, and malnutrition is common. Outside the large cities Chile ..."

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