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noun [countable] shtetl pronunciation in American English /ˈʃtet(ə)l/
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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
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    in former times in Eastern Europe, a shtetl was a small town or village where Jews lived together
    Soutine was born in 1893 in Smilovichy, a shtetl then in Russia but now in Lithuania.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/05/2013 12:01:00

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