Definitions for "Shanty town"
Keywords:  squatter, town, city, ledc, outskirts
Unplanned urban slum village where very poor people live. Usually found on the edge of big cities
an area of poor-quality housing, lacking in amenities such as water supply, sewerage and electricity, which often develops spontaneously and illegally (as a squatter settlement) in a city in an LEDC.
an area of town (generally on the outskirts of a city) where people who can't afford housing live