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townspeople

noun [plural] uk   /ˈtaʊnzˌpiː.pl̩/ (also townsfolk) us  
people who live in a particular town, considered as a group: The townspeople have raised $9 million for a new museum.People who live or settle somewhere people who live in towns rather than in the countrysidePeople who live or settle somewhere
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