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Definitions for shantytown
ˈʃæn tiˌtaʊnshan·ty·town

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shantytownnoun

    a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties


  1. shantytownnoun

    An area containing a collection of shacks, shanties or makeshift dwellings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shantytown in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shantytown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of shantytown in a Sentence

  1. Jana Kramer:

    Our entire living room looks like an amusement park. Weve got a ball pit, my husband made this shantytown out of boxes weve gotten from Amazon, which, of course, we wiped down.

  2. Mary Beth Brown:

    As soon as I saw the encampment my immediate thought was, 'This is like shantytown,' they both went to the board of curators and won.

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