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noun as in incorporated community

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Helping revive small towns isn’t minor league baseball’s only upside.

From Ozy

Every week, anywhere from one to five individuals will show up from each town, with each outcome equally likely.

On Tuesday, Hancock’s health department issued its latest localized coronavirus restrictions, this time affecting the town of Bolton, near Manchester in the North of England.

From Fortune

When your legs need a rest, there’s year-round climbing within an hour of town.

Connell says most of his friends do work but that could be because he lives in a ski resort town with more jobs for teenagers than elsewhere.

From Ozy

Indeed, although he works here in the old town, he lives in the new part of the city where he walks his dog in the morning.

Their bodies were later found incinerated and buried in mass graves outside of town.

The sheriff charged them with truancy, and then he and his officers ran them out of town.

Some of the streets in this part of the town have seen large scale-destruction.

The town, known in Arabic as Ayn al-Arab, is so significant to ISIS that the group calls it Ayn al-Islam.

The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.

The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.

"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.

Of course it is only the hardiest Ferns which can be expected to grow well in the town garden.

The sun was shining when they arrived at Salon, the gayest, the most coquettish, the most laughing little town in Provence.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to town, such as: city, metropolis, municipality, township, boondocks, and borough.

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