ghost town

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ghost town

n.
A once thriving town, especially a boomtown of the American West, that has been completely abandoned.

ghost town

n
a deserted town, esp one in the western US that was formerly a boom town

ghost′ town`


n.
a town permanently abandoned by its inhabitants, as because of a business decline or because a nearby mine has been worked out.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ghost town - a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)ghost town - a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)
town - an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work"
western United States, West - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
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ghost town

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