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ghost towns


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Preferred Term

ghost towns

Details

Designates once-flourishing settlements recently abandoned primarily due to dramatic economic decline or exhaustion of local natural resources; generally the buildings remain standing but in a state of deterioration.

Variations

Cities and towns, Ruined, extinct, etc.

towns, ghost

ghost town

villes fantôme

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