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  • n. Plural form of bustee.

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Examples

  • One perverse dynamic of this migration is that poor construction workers living on the streets and in bustees (slums) are getting in the way of new satellite towns, gated communities, and special economic zones planned by the state of West Bengal.

    Oh! Kolkata!

  • That's why in June of this year, we passed, as a species, 51 percent of us living in cities, and bustees, and slums, and shantytowns.

    Larry Brilliant makes the case for optimism

  • No bustees there, no sirree, only servants 'quarters.

    The Satanic Verses

  • But all the while in colliery bustees, he waged a war against moneylenders.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

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