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town

noun
 
 
/taʊn/
PLACE [C] A1 a place where people live and work, usually larger than a village but smaller than a city: It's a small town in the north of England.Towns, cities and villages (general)
CENTRAL AREA [U] A2 the central area of a town where the shops are: I usually go into town on a Saturday. Shall I meet you in town?Towns, cities and villages (general)Areas in towns and cities
→  See also ghost town , shanty town , go to town (on sth) , out on the town
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