- 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.
Examples from the Web for township
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
At a township rally near Johannesburg, she boasted: “With our boxes of matches and our necklaces we shall liberate this country.”
Lake Success, a township on Long Island, was home to the United Nations long before it moved to its iconic eastside headquarters.
Biography Mo Yan was born to a family of farmers in the Gaomi township in Shandong province in northeastern China.60 Second Guide to Mo Yan: 2012 Winner of Nobel Prize for Literature|The Daily Beast|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Don't we go to the township for a few little necessaries an' have a drink on the whole thing?The Boss of Taroomba|E. W. Hornung
The additions to the population of the township had created fresh wants, hitherto unknown among these dwellers in poverty.The Country Doctor|Honore de Balzac
The township trustees, 1016 in number, are ex-officio overseers of the poor.
The present city, chartered in 1894, was originally a part of the township.
The introduction of the township was probably due to the fact that a number of New Yorkers participated in the convention.The Fairfax County Courthouse|Ross D. Netherton
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