Definition of tent city in English:

tent city

Syllabification: tent cit·y


  • A large collection of tents, typically one forming temporary or makeshift accommodations for refugees or homeless people.
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    • Camp Premier is a tent city erected for the homeless.
    • Take the idea of the tent city in Vancouver, where homeless people put it all on the line to protest homelessness and government inactivity.
    • To cope with the millions expected to arrive daily in Allahabad, the authorities have constructed a giant tent city.

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