English translation of 'बस्ती'
nf/basti, bastI, bastee, bastī, bsti, bstI, bstee, bstī/
1. basti countable noun
A basti is an overcrowded area where many poor people live.
2. bustee countable noun
A bustee or busti is the same as a basti.
3. colony countable noun
A colony is a group of people or animals of a particular sort living together.
...an artists' colony.
...a seal colony.
4. enclave countable noun
An enclave is a place that is different from the areas surrounding it, for example because the people there are from a different culture.
5. hamlet countable noun
A hamlet is a small village.
6. quarter countable noun
You can refer to the area in a town where a particular group of people live or work as a particular quarter.
...the Chinese quarter.
7. settlement countable noun
A settlement is a place where people have come to live and have built homes.
...the oldest settlement in New Brunswick.
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Translation of बस्ती from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary