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bah-see zhan

bah-see zhan
 n.— «In just a few years, a vibrant, competitive and largely self-contained economy had materialized around the bus stop, or bah-see zhan, an economy that employed at least 200 people, all of them bound to one another in a complicated network of alliances, dependencies and feuds.» —“Dreams and Desperation on Forsyth Street” by Saki Knafo New York Times June 8, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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