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bustee

[buhs-tee] /ˈbʌs ti/
noun, India.
1.
a small settlement; village.
2.
a slum.
Also, busti.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Hindi bastī, akin to basnā to dwell
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bustee

/ˈbʌstiː/
noun
1.
variant spellings of basti
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