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ghost town

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishghost townˈghost town noun [countable]  EMPTYa town that used to have a lot of people living and working in it, but now has very few or none
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ghost townI stayed in the one house left standing, a guest house in a ghost town of cracked jambs and gaping doorways.In a ghost town, silent and deserted as the Marie Celeste, I gave myself a history lesson.
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