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Synonyms for shantytown
ˈʃæn tiˌtaʊnshan·ty·town

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  1. shantytownnoun

    Synonyms:
    Hooverville, slum

  2. shantytownnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    slum, Hooverville

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shantytownnoun

    a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shantytown":

    slum

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  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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