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Definition 1: the people living in a municipality smaller than a city - [noun denoting group]

Samples where town or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the whole town cheered the team

Synonyms for town in the sense of this definition

(town is a kind of ...) people living in a town or city having local self-government

(... is a kind of town ) an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

Definition 2: an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city - [noun denoting location]

Samples where town or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they drive through town on their way to work

(town is a kind of ...) an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government

(... is a kind of town ) colloquial American term for a town

"I've lived in this burg all my life"

(... is a kind of town ) a town enjoying sudden prosperity

(... is a kind of town ) a small town in a cattle-raising area of western North America

(... is a kind of town ) a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)

(... is a kind of town ) the town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence

"he never went back to his hometown again"

(... is a kind of town ) any small town (or the people who inhabit it); generally used to represent parochialism and materialism (after a novel by Sinclair Lewis)

"Main Street will never vote for a liberal politician"

(... is a kind of town ) a (usually small) town where a public market is held at stated times

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Algeria

(... is an instance of town) a desert town in southeastern Algeria

(... is an instance of town) an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Algeria

(... is an instance of town) an ancient town founded by the Romans; noted for extensive and well-preserved ruins

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Algeria in the Atlas Mountains

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Mexico on the border of Arizona

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Mexico near Oaxaca; site of Ahuehuete, a giant Montezuma cypress

(... is an instance of town) a town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated

(... is an instance of town) a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805

(... is an instance of town) a town of Denmark in north central Jutland

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper

(... is an instance of town) a town in Bavaria (near Munich)

(... is an instance of town) a port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea

(... is an instance of town) a town that is the chief port of the Aland islands

(... is an instance of town) an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC

(... is an instance of town) an ancient town on a promontory in western Greece

(... is an instance of town) a former town in Boeotia; site of a battle between the Greeks and Persians in 479 BC

(... is an instance of town) an ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born

(... is an instance of town) a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

(... is an instance of town) a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary

(... is an instance of town) a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born

(... is an instance of town) a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II

(... is an instance of town) a town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name); a summer resort during the Roman empire; noted for its waterfalls

(... is an instance of town) a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver

(... is an instance of town) a Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay; important port for shipping grain

(... is an instance of town) a town in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada on the Great Slave Lake

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River

(... is an instance of town) a town of southern Ontario opposite northern Michigan

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River; a boom town around 1900 when gold was discovered in the Klondike

(... is an instance of town) a town on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales; agricultural trading center

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Austria

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Belgium

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains

(... is an instance of town) a resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea; famous for its tower

(... is an instance of town) a town in central England on the River Avon; birthplace (and burial place) of William Shakespeare

(... is an instance of town) a port and industrial city in northeastern England

(... is an instance of town) a town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place

(... is an instance of town) a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church

(... is an instance of town) a village in western Northamptonshire

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Northern Ireland

(... is an instance of town) a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century

(... is an instance of town) a port in southwestern Scotland

(... is an instance of town) a mining town in southern Wales

(... is an instance of town) a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait

(... is an instance of town) a town in Upper Egypt

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern France on the Rhone River; the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of antipopes during the Great Schism

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central France noted for white Burgundy wines

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern France that is noted for its Gothic Cathedral

(... is an instance of town) a port town in northwestern France on the English Channel; site of a naval base

(... is an instance of town) a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern France long noted for its lace industry

(... is an instance of town) a town in central France (south of Paris) noted for hot mineral springs; was capital of the unoccupied part of France during World War II

(... is an instance of town) a town in south central France where is 1311-1313 the Roman Catholic Church held one of its councils

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern Greenland; during World War II a United States naval base was built there

(... is an instance of town) a town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino

(... is an instance of town) a town in Morocco near the Atlantic coast

(... is an instance of town) a town in the Andes in southern Peru; formerly the capital of the Inca empire

(... is an instance of town) an oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dhahran killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people

(... is an instance of town) a town in Belarus that was the center of the Chabad movement for a brief period during the 19th century

(... is an instance of town) a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland

(... is an instance of town) an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity

(... is an instance of town) a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Uganda on Lake Victoria; site of an international airport (where in 1976 Israeli commandos rescued hostages held aboard a plane by Palestinian hijackers)

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River

(... is an instance of town) an industrial town in north central Alabama

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Alabama on the Alabama river; in 1965 it was the center of a drive to register Black voters

(... is an instance of town) a university town in west central Alabama

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Alabama

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage; a gateway to the Klondike during the Alaskan gold rush

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory

(... is an instance of town) a town in Arizona on the Mexican border opposite Nogales, Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Arizona

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Arizona on the Colorado River and the California border

(... is an instance of town) a university town in northwestern Arkansas in the Ozarks

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Arkansas on the Arkansas River at the Oklahoma border

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Arkansas; a health resort noted for thermal springs

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeast Arkansas

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast central Arkansas on the Arkansas River

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Arkansas on the Texas border adjacent to Texarkana, Texas

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern California

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean

(... is an instance of town) a town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay

(... is an instance of town) a university town in California

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central California on the Sacramento River

(... is an instance of town) a town in California to the south of San Francisco

(... is an instance of town) a town in western California to the north of Oakland on an arm of San Francisco Bay

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern California on the Pacific Ocean

(... is an instance of town) a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

(... is an instance of town) a residential town in central Connecticut

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Connecticut near Long Island Sound; an important whaling center in the 19th century

(... is an instance of town) a resort town in northeast Florida on the Atlantic coast; hard white beaches have been used for automobile speed trials

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Florida

(... is an instance of town) a university town in north central Florida

(... is an instance of town) a town on the westernmost of the Florida keys in the Gulf of Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a resort town in east central Florida

(... is an instance of town) a resort town in southeast Florida on an island on the Atlantic coast

(... is an instance of town) a resort and fishing town on the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida

(... is an instance of town) a town in extreme northwest Florida

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Florida on the Gulf of Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Florida on the mainland opposite Palm Beach; founded as a commercial center for Palm Beach

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans

(... is an instance of town) a university town in northeast Georgia

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast; a port of entry

(... is an instance of town) a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Georgia near the Florida border

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Georgia; the origin of Vidalia onions

(... is an instance of town) a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii

(... is an instance of town) a town in the northern panhandle of Idaho; popular resort area

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Idaho on the Snake River

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern Idaho

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Idaho

(... is an instance of town) a university town in southeastern Idaho

(... is an instance of town) a winter sports resort in south central Idaho

(... is an instance of town) a town on the Snake River in south central Idaho near the Twin Falls

(... is an instance of town) a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Illinois

(... is an instance of town) a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River; site of a Union prison during the American Civil War

(... is an instance of town) a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Champaign

(... is an instance of town) a university town in south central Indiana

(... is an instance of town) a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River

(... is an instance of town) a town in east central Indiana

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Iowa on the Missouri River across from Omaha

(... is an instance of town) a town in east central Iowa

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Iowa

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Iowa

(... is an instance of town) a town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas River; formerly a rowdy cow town

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Kansas to the west of Topeka; home of Dwight D. Eisenhower

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Kansas

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Kansas

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Kentucky

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern Kentucky on the Ohio River; a tobacco market

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Kentucky on the Ohio River

(... is an instance of town) a town in Louisiana on the Red River

(... is an instance of town) a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Louisiana

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Louisiana to the south of Baton Rouge

(... is an instance of town) a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River

(... is an instance of town) a university town in southwestern Maine

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Maine to the north of Portland

(... is an instance of town) a university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River to the north of Bangor

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Maryland

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Maryland to the west of Baltimore

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Maryland

(... is an instance of town) town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Massachusetts on Cape Ann to the northeast of Boston; the harbor has been a fishing center for centuries

(... is an instance of town) town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought

(... is an instance of town) town in northeastern Massachusetts; residential suburb of Boston

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Massachusetts

(... is an instance of town) a town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern Massachusetts

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula

(... is an instance of town) a town in south central Michigan

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Michigan

(... is an instance of town) a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan

(... is an instance of town) a town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie

(... is an instance of town) a town in east central Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Michigan

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Minnesota

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Minnesota in the Mesabi Range

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Minnesota

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Minnesota

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River; granite quarries

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Minnesota in the heart of the Mesabi Range

(... is an instance of town) an old town in southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Mississippi

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Mississippi

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeast Mississippi

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Missouri

(... is an instance of town) a university town in central Missouri

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Missouri

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express

(... is an instance of town) a town in east central Missouri

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Montana; gateway to Yellowstone National Park

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Montana on the Missouri river; a center of extensive hydroelectric power

(... is an instance of town) a university town in western Montana

(... is an instance of town) a town in south central Nebraska

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Nebraska on the Platte River

(... is an instance of town) a port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two winters

(... is an instance of town) a university town in central New Jersey

(... is an instance of town) a university town in central New Jersey

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern New Mexico on the Pecos River near the Mexican border; potash deposits

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern New Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern New Mexico on the Rio Grande

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central New Mexico; in 1942 it was chosen as a nuclear research site where the first atomic bombs were produced

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast New Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern New Mexico

(... is an instance of town) an artist colony in northern New Mexico

(... is an instance of town) a small town in east central New York; site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame

(... is an instance of town) a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga

(... is an instance of town) a town on Long Island in New York; site of Belmont Park

(... is an instance of town) a town on the Hudson River in New York

(... is an instance of town) a town on the Hudson River in New York; in 1782 and 1783 it was George Washington's headquarters

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern New York State famed for its spa and its horse racing

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern New York

(... is an instance of town) a town in western North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west of Charlotte

(... is an instance of town) a town in central North Carolina; site of the University of North Carolina

(... is an instance of town) a town in south central North Carolina

(... is an instance of town) a town that is a major tobacco center in eastern North Carolina

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern North Carolina on the Cape Fear River

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Ohio

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Ohio

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Oklahoma

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Oklahoma

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Oklahoma

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Oklahoma

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas River

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Oregon near the California border

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Oregon; a summer resort

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Pennsylvania

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production

(... is an instance of town) a small town in southern Pennsylvania; site of a national cemetery

(... is an instance of town) an industrial town to the east of Harrisburg

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeast South Carolina; transportation center

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest South Carolina in the Piedmont

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern South Dakota

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern South Dakota in the eastern part of the Black Hills

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Tennessee

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Tennessee

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Tennessee

(... is an instance of town) a town of east central Texas

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwest Texas on the Rio Grande to the west of San Antonio

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Texas

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Texas on the Rio Grande

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Texas

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Texas

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Texas; formerly a notorious frontier town

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeast Texas adjacent to Texarkana, Arkansas

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeast Texas

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeast Texas to the southeast of San Antonio

(... is an instance of town) a town in northern Utah settled by Mormons

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Vermont

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Vermont on the Connecticut River

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Vermont

(... is an instance of town) a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains

(... is an instance of town) a town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Virginia (south of Richmond); scene of heavy fighting during the American Civil War

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Washington

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwestern Washington on a bay near the Canadian border

(... is an instance of town) a town in southern Washington on the Columbia River

(... is an instance of town) a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Washington near the Oregon border

(... is an instance of town) a town in south central Washington

(... is an instance of town) a town in central West Virginia on the New River

(... is an instance of town) a small town in northeastern West Virginia that was the site of a raid in 1859 by the abolitionist John Brown and his followers who captured an arsenal that was located there

(... is an instance of town) a town in eastern Wisconsin

(... is an instance of town) a town in west central Wisconsin

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River

(... is an instance of town) a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth

(... is an instance of town) a town in southeastern Wisconsin

(... is an instance of town) a town in north central Wisconsin

(... is an instance of town) a town in western Wyoming

(... is an instance of town) a town in central Wyoming

(... is an instance of town) a university town in southeast Wyoming

(... is an instance of town) a town of southwest Wyoming near the Utah border

(town is a part of ...) the limits of the area occupied by a city or town

Definition 3: an administrative division of a county - [noun denoting location]

Samples where town or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the town is responsible for snow removal

Synonyms for town in the sense of this definition

(town is a kind of ...) a district defined for administrative purposes

Definition 4: United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for town in the sense of this definition

(town is a kind of ...) someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

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