Meaning of “township” in the English Dictionary

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"township" in British English

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townshipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaʊn.ʃɪp/ us /ˈtaʊn.ʃɪp/

(Definition of “township” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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townshipnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɑʊnˌʃɪp/

(in parts of the US and Canada) a unit of local government consisting of a town and the area surrounding it

(Definition of “township” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)