shadow city

shadow city
shadow city UK US noun [C]
an area of a city that a very large number of people who have travelled there to work are living , and the places that they live in, which are not usually houses but temporary structures made of wood, cloth, plastic, etc.: »

Thousands of displaced people flooded in from the rural areas, forming a shadow city that stretched along the river.


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