What is a favela?

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A favela is a shanty town in Brazil. The favelas are the residences of poor people built on hillsides around major cities.
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fa·ve·la
[fuh-vel-uh; Portuguese fah-ve-lah]
NOUN
1.
a shantytown in or near a city, especially in Brazil; slum area.
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They are houses the poor live in in Brazil.
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