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Definition of Towns
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 Towns from wikipedia
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- cl****ification of towns based
age and pattern
of land use. He identified
: Infantile towns
, with no clear zoning Juvenile towns
re-routing is another
factor, one example being
the towns along
the Aral Sea. Ghost towns
may be created
when land is expropriated
by a government...
- "paper towns
", Quentin realizes Margo
may be hiding
in one of the many abandoned housing
subdivisions—"pseudovisions" or "paper towns
- has received
two All-Star selections. Towns
was born in Edison, New Jersey
to an African-American father, Karl Towns
Sr., and a Dominican
- Shanty towns
in a number
countries. In Francophone
countries, shanty towns
to as bidonvilles
(French for "can town
In Croatia, the word Toplice implies
a spa town
. The most famous
are Daruvar, Šibenik and Sisak. See: Spa towns
clustered, or the residential
po****tion may be small, but college towns
in all cases
are so dubbed because
of the educational
- In New York and Wisconsin, "towns
" are more similar
in other states
than to incorporated towns
in most states
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