One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Peru: a shanty town on the outskirts of a city.
1960s; earliest use found in The Chronicle-Telegram. From Peruvian Spanish pueblo joven (apparently 1968 or earlier), lit. ‘young town’ from Spanish pueblo + joven young, perhaps after Quechua musuq llaqta new town, lit. ‘young town’.
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