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Origin of ghost town
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Example sentences from the Web for ghost town
It’s a fascinating look at how ghost towns aren’t just dusty relics but can in fact teach us a thing or two about what a vibrant community could be in the 21st century.
Downtown centers became ghost towns, and revenue dropped sharply for coworking spaces as clients ditched short-term leases.
The sudden absence of these workplace cues presents a challenge for anyone whose office stands like a veritable ghost town due to Covid-19.How to recreate the workplace chatter of knowledge in a pandemic|Rajashree R|February 4, 2021|Quartz
Visiting the Smithsonian during the pandemic can feel like passing through a ghost town.You have until Nov. 22 to visit these six Smithsonian museums. Here’s what to expect.|Kelsey Ables|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The pandemic has turned the world’s financial capitals into ghost towns as nervous workers avoid mass commuting.New Yorkers and Londoners are fleeing to the suburbs, and that’s spurring a rally in these stocks|Bernhard Warner|November 3, 2020|Fortune
The well, ghost or no ghost, is certainly a piece of history with a bold presence.
Now, she says, her coworkers are actively pranking each other and blaming it on the ghost.
Indeed, although he works here in the old town, he lives in the new part of the city where he walks his dog in the morning.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their bodies were later found incinerated and buried in mass graves outside of town.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The sheriff charged them with truancy, and then he and his officers ran them out of town.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Of course it is only the hardiest Ferns which can be expected to grow well in the town garden.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
The sun was shining when they arrived at Salon, the gayest, the most coquettish, the most laughing little town in Provence.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for ghost town
Cultural definitions for ghost town
A town, especially a boomtown in the old American West, that has been completely abandoned and deserted: “If you drive through the desert, you can still see the main street of Dry Gulch, a ghost town.”
Idioms and Phrases with ghost town
A once thriving town that has been completely abandoned, as in Many of the old mining communities are ghost towns now. This idiom implies that there are no living people left in town. [First half of 1900s]