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Definition of Town
TownTown Town, n. [OE. toun, tun, AS. tun inclosure, fence,
village, town; akin to D. tuin a garden, G. zaun a hadge,
fence, OHG. zun, Icel. tun an inclosure, homestead, house,
Ir. & Gael. dun a fortress, W. din. Cf. Down, adv. & prep.,
Dune, tine to inclose.]
(a) An inclosure which surrounded the mere homestead or
dwelling of the lord of the manor. [Obs.]
(b) The whole of the land which constituted the domain.
(c) A collection of houses inclosed by fences or walls.
2. Any number or collection of houses to which belongs a
regular market, and which is not a city or the see of a
bishop. [Eng.] --Johnson.
3. Any collection of houses larger than a village, and not
incorporated as a city; also, loosely, any large, closely
populated place, whether incorporated or not, in
distinction from the country, or from rural communities.
God made the country, and man made the town.
4. The body of inhabitants resident in a town; as, the town
voted to send two representatives to the legislature; the
town voted to lay a tax for repairing the highways.
5. A township; the whole territory within certain limits,
less than those of a country. [U. S.]
6. The court end of London;-- commonly with the.
7. The metropolis or its inhabitants; as, in winter the
gentleman lives in town; in summer, in the country.
Always hankering after the diversions of the town.
Stunned with his giddy larum half the town. --Pope.
Note: The same form of expressions is used in regard to other
8. A farm or farmstead; also, a court or farmyard. [Prov.
Eng. & Scot.]
Note: Town is often used adjectively or in combination with
other words; as, town clerk, or town-clerk; town-crier,
or town crier; townhall, town-hall, or town hall;
townhouse, town house, or town-house.
Syn: Village; hamlet. See Village.
Town clerk, an office who keeps the records of a town, and
enters its official proceedings. See Clerk.
Town cress (Bot.), the garden cress, or peppergrass. --Dr.
(a) A house in town, in distinction from a house in the
(b) See Townhouse.
Town meeting, a legal meeting of the inhabitants of a town
entitled to vote, for the transaction of public bisiness.
Town talk, the common talk of a place; the subject or topic
of common conversation.
Meaning of Town from wikipedia
- A town
is a human
are generally larger
than cities, though
to distinguish between
them vary considerably...
- A ghost town
or alternatively deserted
city or abandoned
city is an abandoned
, or city, usually
one that contains substantial visible
- The Town
to: The Town
(1945 film), a World
War II propaganda
film The Town
(2010 film), a crime thriller
by and starring
is the third studio album
by the progressive
bluegr**** collective Yonder Mountain String
Band. It was released
in 2001 by Frog Pad Records...
- Places known
include: Adelaide, South Australia
Armadale, Western Australia
Ashtonfield, New South Wales Anthering Antwerp
- Huddersfield Town
Club is an English professional football
in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Founded
on 15 August
- Cape Town
(Afrikaans: Kaapstad; [ˈkɑːpstat], Xhosa: iKapa) is one of South
Africa's three capital
as the seat of the Parliament
- A sister
city or a twin town relationship
is a form of legal
or social agreement between
and politically distinct localities
- Sundown towns
, also known
as sunset towns
, gray towns
, or sundowner towns
, are all-white muni****lities or neighborhoods
in the United States
is an album
Phil Keaggy, released
in 1981, on Sparrow
Records. All songs written
by Phil Keaggy, unless otherwise
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