Translation of "town" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /taʊn/ us /tɑʊn/

A1 a place where people live and work that is larger than a village

ciudad, pueblo grande
It’s a small town in the north of England.

A2 [ no plural ] the central area of a town where the shops are

I usually go into town on Saturdays.
Let’s meet in town.

[ no plural ] mainly US the place where you live or work

la ciudad
I’m leaving town for a few days.
Barbara is out of town on business this week.

(Translation of “town” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /taun/

a group of houses, shops, schools etc, that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

I’m going into town to buy a dress
He’s in town doing some shopping.

the people who live in such a group of houses etc

The whole town turned out to greet the returning soldiers.

towns in general as opposed to the countryside

Do you live in the country or the town?
town centre

( British ) the main shopping and business area of a town; downtown ( American)

centro de la/una ciudad
You can get a bus from the town centre.
town hall noun

the building in which the official business of a town is done

The wedding reception was held in the town hall.
townsfolk noun plural ( townspeople)

the people living in a town.

go to town

to do something very thoroughly or with great enthusiasm or expense

entregarse de lleno; no reparar en gastos
He really went to town on (preparing) the meal.

(Translation of “town” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)