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jhuggi

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌɡi
 
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Definition of jhuggi in English:

noun (plural jhuggis)

Indian
A slum dwelling typically made of mud and corrugated iron.
Example sentences
  • This is a slum settlement of jhuggis that had been completely razed to the ground on February 28 affecting about 227 families.
  • Over 1000 jhuggis in the colony were damaged, and the people rendered homeless.
  • The enforcement wing of the Estate Office today removed over 30 jhuggis near market places in Sector 15 and 20.

Origin

Hindi.

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