- a small settlement; village.
- a slum.
Origin of bustee
1880–85; < Hindi bastī, akin to basnā to dwell
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Examples from the Web for busti
On Friday, via Facebook chat, Busti told Moutlak not to worry about the increasingly bleak reports.
Busti and another rebel made him drop his weapon, then pulled him to safety and carried him to the field hospital.
Determined to live without fear of the security forces, Busti never covered his face.
The next day, Busti came to visit the clinic, discarded Kalashnikov in hand.
- variant spellings of basti
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