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shackland, noun

Chiefly in KwaZulu-Natal: an urban shack settlement, usually erected very rapidly, and not officially proclaimed as a residential area. Cf. squatter camp (see squatter sense 3). Also attributive. See also informal sense 2 a.
1986 Cape Times 25 Jan. 1Two days of bitter clashes between Zulus and Pondos has wiped out the sprawling shackland..in the Umbogintwini area near Malakazi, south of Durban.
1994 R. Malan in Style May 44There are heavily armed soldiers on the bridges, and sentinels in towers on the freeway verge. They are there to protect people like me from those in the shacklands, and..I am grateful. I would never dream of entering the squatter camps on a Saturday.
an urban shack settlement, usually erected very rapidly, and not officially proclaimed as a residential area.

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