Translation of shanty in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈʃænti/

n (pl -ties)

  • 1 (hut) casucha (f), rancho (m) (AmL) , chabola (f) (Esp)
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    • They were replaced by shanties and shacks built of nothing more than clapboard or wattle and daub with dark and threatening alleyways between.
    • Gordon and his fellow sniper, while under intense small-arms fire from the enemy, fought their way through a dense maze of shanties and shacks to reach the critically injured crew members.
    • However, immigrant workers from other African countries often live in shanties that ring these and other cities.
  • 2
    (sea shanty)
    (BrE) canción (f) de marineros

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