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town

[ toun ]
/ taʊn /
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noun

adjective

of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or belonging to a town: town laws; town government; town constable.

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Idioms for town

Origin of town

before 900; Middle English toun, tun,Old English tūn walled or fenced place, courtyard, farmstead, village; cognate with Old Norse tūn homefield, German Zaun fence, Old Irish dún fort
1. See community.
townless, adjectivein·ter·town, adjective

Definition for town (2 of 2)

Town
[ toun ]
/ taʊn /

noun

Ith·i·el [ith-ee-uhl], /ˈɪθ i əl/, 1784–1844, U.S. architect.
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British Dictionary definitions for town

town
/ (taʊn) /

noun

townish, adjectivetownless, adjective
Old English tūn village; related to Old Saxon, Old Norse tūn, Old High German zūn fence, Old Irish dūn
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