American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A once thriving town, especially a boomtown of the American West, that has been completely abandoned.
- n. A town which has become deserted, usually due to failing economic activity.
- n. An Internet forum that lacks active users.
- n. Figurative. An artist who lacks a fanbase.
- n. a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)
“In the foul entry foyer the intercom had been stolen and the front door was open, swinging in the breeze like a batwing door in a ghost town saloon.”
“Fregellae had been a ghost town for eighty-five years, sacked by Lucius Opimius for rebelling against Rome in the days when the peninsula had been tesselated with Italian states interspersed with Roman “colonies” of citizens.”
“He drove over to the Sherman Oaks Galleria, which had gone from the coolest place in the world to semi – ghost town in one fell swoop after the ’94 quake.”
“I am handcuffed behind my back and led to the ghost town of the East Dayroom.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ghost town’.
This is Ghost List 2 ( the kind that go 'boo!' ) :P
( open list )
describing areas where the poor, unhomed and oppressed are found. Some of these didn't belong in miserable circumstances.
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Fonts whose names are wacky, powerful, intriguing, whimsical, exotic and so on.
ghost story, ghost town, ghostwrite, give up the ghost, ghost in the machine, ghost of a chance, lay that ghost to..., ghosting, white as a ghost, ghost argument, holy ghost, ghost ride the whip and 43 more...
Mysterious places and lands I ought to visit...
Looking for tweets for ghost town.