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Townwide vs. Town

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Townwideadjective

Extending throughout a town.

Townnoun

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.

‘This town is really dangerous because these youngsters have Beretta handguns.’;

Townwideadverb

Throughout a town.

Townnoun

Any more urbanized center than the place of reference.

‘I'll be in Yonkers, then I'm driving into town to see the Knicks at the Garden tonight.’;

Townnoun

A rural settlement in which a market was held at least once a week.

Townnoun

The residents (as opposed to gown: the students, faculty, etc.) of a community which is the site of a university.

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Townnoun

(colloquial) Used to refer to a town or similar entity under discussion.

‘Call me when you get to town.’;

Townnoun

(legal) A municipal organization, such as a corporation, defined by the laws of the entity of which it is a part.

Townnoun

(obsolete) An enclosure which surrounded the mere homestead or dwelling of the lord of the manor.

Townnoun

(obsolete) The whole of the land which constituted the domain.

Townnoun

(obsolete) A collection of houses enclosed by fences or walls.

Townnoun

A farm or farmstead; also, a court or farmyard.

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Townnoun

Formerly: (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. [Obs.] (c) A collection of houses inclosed by fences or walls.

Townnoun

Any number or collection of houses to which belongs a regular market, and which is not a city or the see of a bishop.

Townnoun

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.’;

Townnoun

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.

Townnoun

A township; the whole territory within certain limits, less than those of a country.

Townnoun

The court end of London; - commonly with the.

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Townnoun

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.’;

Townnoun

A farm or farmstead; also, a court or farmyard.

Townnoun

an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city;

‘they drive through town on their way to work’;

Townnoun

an administrative division of a county;

‘the town is responsible for snow removal’;

Townnoun

the people living in a municipality smaller than a city;

‘the whole town cheered the team’;

Town

A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages and smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish between them vary considerably in different parts of the world.

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