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An encampment of huts.


(Military) chiefly military a number or group of huts


(ˈhʌt mənt)

an encampment of huts.
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Noun1.hutment - an encampment of huts (chiefly military)
bivouac, camp, cantonment, encampment - temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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She was attacked inside the public convenience, which is close to the hutment where she lived with her family.
KARACHI -- A fire that brokeout in a hutment in GulistaneJauhar, block 16 Wednesday morning caused death of a 80 year old woman Allah Wasai.
Irfan, a rickshaw- puller, stays one- room hutment with his mother, three children and wife Noida's Sector 16.
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Summary: Thane (Maharashtra) [India] Feb 26 (ANI): A fire broke out in 10 hutments at a chawl at Thane's Sainath Nagar on Monday.
He also directed officers concerned to remove all hutments from beneath the hills in block 15 of Gulistan-e-Jauhar without any delay.
MUMBAy (CyHAN)- A massive fire broke out in a cluster of slums in Mumbai Monday, gutting thousands of hutments, a police official said.
In an email sent to the state chief minister, chief secretary and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation commissioner (BMC), Galgali said his RTI queries about resettlement revealed that across 25 assembly constituencies of the city's western as well as eastern suburbs, there are 22,483 hutments in 327 hilly areas which are located precariously and need to be shifted urgently.
The deceased, Deepak Raidas, was caught by labourers inside one of their hutments along the Rae Bareli Road in the early hours of Saturday.