What does hooverville mean?

Definitions for hoovervilleˈhu vərˌvɪl

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  1. Hooverville(Noun)

    Any of many shantytowns established by the homeless in the United States in the Great Depression of the early twentieth century.

  2. Origin: From Herbert Hoover + -ville.


  1. Hooverville

    A "Hooverville" is the popular name for shanty towns built by homeless people during the Great Depression. They were named after Herbert Hoover, who was President of the United States during the onset of the Depression and widely blamed for it. The term was coined by Charles Michelson, publicity chief of the Democratic National Committee.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooverville in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooverville in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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