Definition of town:

part of speech: noun

Collection of houses larger than a village; the inhabitants of a town.

part of speech: noun

A place larger than a village, not a city: the inhabitants of a town.

part of speech: noun

Any collection of houses, making a distinct place with a name, larger than a village but not organized as a city; the citizens or voters of such a place; a closely populated place as contrasted with the country; a unit of local government.

Usage examples for town:

  • I don't understand what he's doing so long in town "Plays by Chekhov, Second Series On the High Road, The Proposal, The Wedding, The Bear, A Tragedian In Spite of Himself, The Anniversary, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard", Anton Chekhov.
  • I saw the fellow in the town the other day. "The Great Miss Driver", Anthony Hope.
  • Emily's people haven't gone out of town yet. "The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The ", Grant Allen.
  • I happened to meet him in the town this afternoon. "The Great Miss Driver", Anthony Hope.

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