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English noun: town

1. town (location) an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city


SamplesThey drive through town on their way to work.


Broader (hypernym)municipality


Narrower (hyponym)boom town, burg, cow town, cowtown, ghost town, hometown, Main Street, market town


Instance hyponymAalst, Aberdare, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Abilene, Abydos, Accho, Acragas, Acre, Actium, Agrigento, Akka, Akko, Albany, Alexandria, Alpena, Altoona, Antakiya, Antakya, Antioch, Anzio, Appleton, Asheville, Athens, Athens, Austerlitz, Avignon, Ayr, Bangor, Bangor, Bangor, Barstow, Bartlesville, Bath, Batna, Bayt Lahm, Bellingham, Bemidji, Bend, Bennington, Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Bethlehem-Judah, Biloxi, Blackpool, Blacksburg, Bloomington, Boulder, Bowling Green, Bozeman, Brattleboro, Brunswick, Brunswick, Bryan, Butte, Cairo, Calais, Canterbury, Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Carlsbad, Chablis, Chalcedon, Champaign, Chapel Hill, Chartres, Cherbourg, Churchill, Clinton, Cnossos, Cnossus, Coeur d'Alene, Columbia, Columbia, Columbus, Concord, Cooperstown, Council Bluffs, Cusco, Cuzco, Dawson, Daytona Beach, Decatur, Del Rio, Dhahran, Djanet, Dodge City, Dubuque, Dunkerque, Dunkirk, East Saint Louis, Eau Claire, El Aaium, Elmont, Enid, Entebbe, Eureka, Farmington, Farmington, Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Flagstaff, Florence, Fort Myers, Fort Smith, Frederick, Fredericksburg, Gadsden, Gainesville, Gallup, Galveston, Gettysburg, Gloucester, Goldsboro, Grand Island, Great Falls, Greenville, Greenville, Hagerstown, Hamelin, Hameln, Hannibal, Harper's Ferry, Harpers Ferry, Hastings, Hattiesburg, Hays, Hershey, Hibbing, Hilo, Hippo, Hippo Regius, Hohenlinden, Hot Springs, Houghton, Idaho Falls, Interlaken, Ithaca, Jackson, Jackson, Jackson, Jalalabad, Johnson City, Jonesboro, Kadikoy, Kalamazoo, Kennewick, Key West, Kingston, Kingston, Klamath Falls, Knossos, La Crosse, Lafayette, Lafayette, Lander, Laramie, Las Cruces, Lawrence, Lawton, Lewiston, Lewiston, Lexington, Los Alamos, Lubavitch, Lufkin, Maarianhamina, Mankato, Mansfield, Mariehamn, Marquette, Mason City, Massawa, McAlester, McAllen, Medford, Medford, Melbourne, Meridian, Midland, Missoula, Moline, Monroe, Monroe, Monte Carlo, Monterey, Morgan City, Morristown, Muncie, Muskogee, Nag Hammadi, Nampa, Nanaimo, Naseby, Natchez, Nazareth, New Brunswick, New London, Newburgh, Nogales, Nogales, Nome, North Platte, Ogden, Orono, Ottumwa, Owensboro, Oxford, Paducah, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, Panama City, Paris, Pensacola, Petersburg, Pilsen, Pine Bluff, Pittsfield, Plataea, Plymouth, Plzen, Pocatello, Poplar Bluff, Portsmouth, Prescott, Princeton, Rapid City, Redding, Reggane, Rochester, Rock Island, Rock Springs, Roswell, Rutland, Saginaw, Saint Cloud, Saint Joseph, Sakkara, Salina, San Angelo, San Mateo, San Pablo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Santa Maria del Tule, Saqqara, Saqqarah, Sarasota, Saratoga Springs, Sault Sainte Marie, Sedalia, Selma, Sherman, Silver City, Sitka, Skagway, St. Cloud, St. Joseph, Stagira, Stagirus, Stratford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Sun Valley, Sunderland, Superior, Taos, Tara, Texarkana, Texarkana, Thule, Tibur, Timgad, Timimoun, Tivoli, Traverse City, Tupelo, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee, Twin Falls, Tyler, Urbana, Valdosta, Valenciennes, Vancouver, Viborg, Vichy, Vicksburg, Victoria, Vidalia, Vienne, Virginia, Wagga Wagga, Wagram, Walla Walla, Waterloo, Watertown, Watertown, Wausau, West Palm Beach, Williamstown, Wilmington, Yakima, Yellowknife, Yuma


Part holonymcity limit, city limits

2. town (group) the people living in a municipality smaller than a city


SamplesThe whole town cheered the team.


Synonymstownsfolk, townspeople


Broader (hypernym)municipality


Narrower (hyponym)borough

3. town (location) an administrative division of a county


SamplesThe town is responsible for snow removal.


Synonymstownship


Broader (hypernym)administrative district, administrative division, territorial division

4. Town (person) United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)


SynonymsIthiel Town


Broader (hypernym)architect, designer









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