Translation of shantytown in Spanish:
- asentamiento (masculine) irregular
barriada (feminine) (Latin America)
chabolas (feminine plural) (Spain)
población (feminine) callampa (Chile)
villa (feminine) miseria (Argentina)
ciudad (feminine) perdida (Mexico)
cantegril (masculine) (Uruguay)
ranchos (masculine plural) (Venezuela)
invasión (feminine) (Colombia)Example sentences
- The township is a sprawling shanty town and squatter camp hidden by the bush.
- I'd rather get within ten feet of someone who lives in township or a shanty town, because there are a great many of them.
- The so-called port at Siem Reap is actually a huge shanty town where the jetty is literally collapsing into the water.
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