[bahr-ee-ah-duh, bar-; Spanish bahr-ryah-th ah]
noun, plural bar·ri·a·das [bahr-ee-ah-duh z, bar-; Spanish bahr-ryah-th ahs] /ˌbɑr iˈɑ dəz, ˌbær-; Spanish bɑrˈryɑ ðɑs/.
a shantytown section on the outskirts of a large city in Latin America.
Origin of barriada
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