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- n. A settlement made up of shacks; a shanty town.
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Jake strapped me to a black table in shacktown and brought in some Doctors With Problems.
For reasons that I will explain, the Turkish shacktown is a psychological universe away from the African one.
The rally was held on a sports field at the Gugulabasha school, between the ANC stronghold of Ntuzuma and Shabalala's Lindelani shacktown.
In times before engineering technology was able to erect such effective control structures as today, populations who had lived along "flashy" watercourses long enough to learn their habits tended to build their more valuable structures back away from the parts of the flood plain that got wet most often, leaving those parts for cropland and timber, or sometimes for shacktown, promenades, and parks.
a smorgasbord shacktown that was part-Sylhet, part-Rameshwaram and overbearingly small-town subcontinental.