- one of the local divisions or districts of a large parish, each containing a village or small town, usually with a church of its own.
- the manor, parish, etc., itself.
- its inhabitants.
- a small town or settlement serving as the business center of a rural area.
- the business center of a town or suburb.
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How to use township in a sentence
So, they were still going through a lot of political struggle, and I volunteered in a township in a children’s hospital there.Actress, Mother, Activist Alyssa Milano on Life as a Triple Threat|Esabelle Lee|February 11, 2021|Ozy
Never mind that Soweto, a township near Johannesburg, is nearly 900 miles from Robben — not Robbens — Island, which is off the coast of Cape Town.The biggest Pinocchios of 2020|Glenn Kessler|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
It was signed by a developer who stood to gain from zoning changes Karcher opposed on the township council.
Pension records indicate two of them are still employed in other roles with their township.
Building an insurer “for the townships, villages and informal settlements” became a passion project.An Insurance Solution for the World’s Poorest|Daniel Malloy|September 21, 2020|Ozy
You stand on an unsteady pontoon bridge spanning the Tigris River in a township called Adh Dhouloueya.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And now this quiet township had also become the home of an ugly mosque controversy.When Bigotry Comes to Your Hometown|Dean Obeidallah|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In February 2011, during a winter storm, a tree fell into a creek in Franklin Township, New Jersey, and caused flooding.Government Has Made America Inept|Philip K. Howard|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The people of Fairview Township, Pa. can finally sleep at night knowing the Ku Klux Klan is watching over them.Fringe Factor: Boy Scouts Kick Out Gay Leader’s Entire Troop|Caitlin Dickson|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mormons first came to England in 1837, just seven years after Joseph Smith founded the Church in Fayette Township, New York.Britain Puts Mormonism on Trial|Naomi Zeveloff|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brockton was a part of Bridgewater until 1821, when it was incorporated as the township of North Bridgewater.
But Mort knows just how many voters there are in every township and just how they line up election morning.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
About the same time Warwick was divided and a new township set out under the name of Coventry.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
Abercrombie—a township in the parish of Abercrombie and county of Somerset.
Summerleas—a township in the parish of Kingborough and county of Buckingham.
British Dictionary definitions for township
- any of the local districts of a large parish, each division containing a village or small town
- the particular manor or parish itself as a territorial division
- the inhabitants of a township collectively