Definition of Towns. Meaning of Towns. Synonyms of Towns
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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
: Infantile towns
, with no clear zoning Juvenile towns
an area of shops Adolescent towns
, where factories
- Sundown towns
, also known
as sunset towns
, gray towns
, or sundowner towns
, are all-white muni****lities or neighborhoods
in the United States
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...
- has received
two All-Star selections. Towns
was born in Edison, New Jersey
to an African-American father, Karl Towns
Sr., and a Dominican
. They are: Statutory Town
(ST): All places
with a muni****lity, corporation, cantonment board
or notified town
etc. Census Town
- This is a list of towns
in England. Historically, towns
were any settlement
with a charter, including market towns
boroughs. The process
- California portal Largest cities
in Southern California
List of cities
in the San Francisco
Bay Area List of communities
of merchant guilds
and market towns
from a few North German towns
in the late 1100s, the league
- and a town
. A Home Rule Muni****lity may declare itself either
a city or a town
. In general, cities
are more populous
- "paper towns
", Quentin realizes Margo
may be hiding
in one of the many abandoned housing
subdivisions—"pseudovisions" or "paper towns
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