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One quarter of the population lives in shanty towns. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are followed into the ramshackle shanty town by the regular military police. The Sun (2013)The worst troubled flared around the shanty town 's makeshift mosque. The Sun (2009)A key change on a sea shanty prompted no end of joking. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The battle takes place in the alleys and rooftops of the shanty town, so you can be attacked from any angle. The Sun (2009)The buildings are a disgrace, a shanty town slum, officially not fit for purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: shanty NOUN
A shanty is a small rough hut which poor people live in, built from tin, cardboard, or other materials that are not very strong.
Definition of shanty from the Collins English Dictionary
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