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towns, plural;
  1. An urban area that has a name, defined boundaries, and local government, and that is larger than a village and generally smaller than a city

  2. The particular town under consideration, esp. one's own town
    • - Carson was in town
  3. The central part of a neighborhood, with its business or shopping area
    • - Rachel left to drive back into town
  4. The chief city or town of a region
    • - he has moved to town
  5. A densely populated area, esp. as contrasted with the country or suburbs
    • - the cultural differences between town and country
  6. A town's community
    • - the whole town is talking about it
  7. The permanent residents of a college town as distinct from the members of the college
    • - a rift between the city's town and gown that resulted in a petition to the college

  1. an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work"
  2. the people living in a municipality smaller than a city; "the whole town cheered the team"
  3. township: an administrative division of a county; "the town is responsible for snow removal"
  4. United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)
  5. A town is a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city. The size a settlement must be in order to be called a "town" varies considerably in different parts of the world, so that, for example, many American "small towns" seem to British people to be no more than villages, ...
  6. Air is a Japanese visual novel developed by Key which was originally released as an adult game on September 8, 2000 playable on personal computers (PC) as a CD-ROM. Subsequent versions with the adult content removed were sold playable on the PC, Dreamcast, and PlayStation 2. ...
  7. When referring to Political Divisions of China, town is the standard English translation of the Chinese (simplified: ; pinyin: zhèn; Wade-Giles chen4). It is a fourth-level administrative units, i.e. one of the units into which counties and districts are divided.
  8. The New England town is the basic unit of local government in each of the six New England states. An institution that does not have a direct counterpart in most other U.S. ...
  9. A Town in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. While Town is often used as a shorthand to refer to a Township, the two are not the same.
  10. The administrative divisions of New York are the various units of government that provide local government services in the state of New York. The state has four multi-purpose municipal corporations that provide most local government services, namely: counties, cities, towns, and villages. ...
  11. a settlement; an area with residential districts, shops and amenities, and its own local government; especially one larger than a village and smaller than a city; a rural settlement in which a market was held at least once a week; The residents,(as opposed to gown, the students etc. ...
  12. (Towns) Dubai · Hatta · Al Aweer · Lehbab · Al Shindagha
  13. (Towns) Matthew Paris notes ("Chron. major." in R. S., I, 3, an. 1067) that in England (and the same thing really applies all over Europe) there was hardly a town where there did not lie the bodies of martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins, and though no doubt in very many cases it was the ...
  14. an advertising copy-writer's gimmick to sell large, difficult-to-park automobiles to the metropolitan dweller; the Cadillac-La Salle owner would use the "Town Sedan" for shopping and the "Sport Cabriolet" for "cruisin' down the highway"
  15. burg, burig; burgtun; burgsteall; ceaster
  16. City Centre or even the local town!
  17. Classification based on interviewer judgment, not based on characteristics of the county where the area is found. (See Observed Location of Household.)
  18. Still the most common word for referring to Cambridge, presumably partly because it only became a City in 1951 but probably mainly because it's entrenched in common phrases such as Town and Gown and Townie.
  19. a settlement with population levels that vary in line with general services. Diversity of demography and housing. Moderate to high levels holiday home ownership. Popular retirement/lifestyle destination closer to Melbourne. Basic medical facilities. ...
  20. If the dream takes place in a town or in the home town, it is referring in some way to the dreamer's spiritual home, but in a broader sense.  The town can also appear in dreams as a mother figure.
  21. in opposition to Gown, the non-university parts and people of the City of Cambridge, as in Town Bumps., rowing races for town clubs.
  22. à a large area with houses, shops, offices etc where people live and work
  23. Town is the given name of an area established within an area (most often a county). Towns may or may not have the same boundary lines as a township. A town can cross over into several townships. The word town and township are often interchanged.
  24. means the town of Loomis, state of California, referred to in this title as the “town.”
  25. A place with 2,000 or more inhabitants that has not been incorporated as a city