Definition of chawl in English:

chawl

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Pronunciation: /tʃɔːl/

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(also chal)

noun

(In South Asia) a large building divided into many separate tenements, offering cheap, basic accommodation to labourers.

Origin

from Marathi cāḷ, denoting a long narrow building.

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