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2 definitions by rootsreggaerespect

 
1.
Jamaican slang for a housing area that is generally poor or undeveloped
shanty towns in Jamaica or Jamaican ghetto

reggae lyrics "Dreadlocks can't live in a tenement yard!" from Jamaican Reggae artist Jacob Miller
by rootsreggaerespect March 06, 2011
 
2.
a slum settlement usually in third world countries that is generally poor and undeveloped. also a song from Desmond Dekker
shanty town, ghetto, poor, undeveloped, third world country,
by rootsreggaerespect March 06, 2011