shanty town

shantytown

[shan-tee-toun]
noun
1.
a section, as of a city or town, characterized by shanties and crudely built houses.
2.
a whole town or city that is chiefly made up of shantylike houses.

Origin:
1880–85; shanty1 + town

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shantytown (ˈʃæntɪˌtaʊn)
 
n
a town or section of a town or city inhabited by very poor people living in shanties, esp in a developing country

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