HyperDic: town

English > 4 senses of the word town / Town:
NOUNlocationtownan urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
grouptown, townspeople, townsfolkthe people living in a municipality smaller than a city
locationtown, townshipan administrative division of a county
person Town, Ithiel TownUnited States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)
town / Town > pronunciation
Soundstaw'n
RhymesAllentown ... Youngstown: 56 rhymes with awn...
English > town: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city.
Example"they drive through town on their way to work"
InstancesAalstA town in central Belgium
AberdareA mining town in southern Wales
AberdeenA town in northeastern Maryland
AberdeenA town in northeastern South Dakota
AberdeenA town in western Washington
AbileneA town in central Kansas to the west of Topeka
AbydosAn ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles
Acre, Akko, Akka, AcchoA town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
ActiumAn ancient town on a promontory in western Greece
Agrigento, AcragasA town in Italy in southwestern Sicily / Sicily near the coast
AlbanyA town in southwest Georgia
AlexandriaA town in Louisiana on the Red River
AlpenaA town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron
AltoonaA town in central Pennsylvania
Antioch, Antakya, AntakiyaA town in southern Turkey
AnzioA town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea
AppletonA town in eastern Wisconsin
AshevilleA town in western North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west of Charlotte
AthensA university town in northeast Georgia
AthensA town in southeast Ohio
AusterlitzA town in Czech Republic
AvignonA town in southeastern France on the Rhone River
AyrA port in southwestern Scotland
BangorA town in southeastern Northern Ireland
BangorA university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait
BangorA town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River
BarstowA town in southeastern California
BartlesvilleA town in northeastern Oklahoma
BathA town in southwestern England on the River Avon
BatnaA town in north central Algeria
BellinghamA town in northwestern Washington on a bay near the Canadian border
BemidjiA town in northern Minnesota
BendA town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
BenningtonA town in southwestern Vermont
Bethlehem, Bayt Lahm, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Bethlehem-JudahA small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River
BethlehemA town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia
BiloxiAn old town in southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico
BlackpoolA resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea
BlacksburgA university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains
BloomingtonA university town in south central Indiana
BoulderA town in north central Colorado
Bowling GreenA town in southern Kentucky
BozemanA town in southwestern Montana
BrattleboroA town in southeastern Vermont on the Connecticut River
BrunswickA university town in southwestern Maine
BrunswickA town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast
BryanA town of east central Texas
ButteA town in southwestern Montana
CairoA town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
CalaisA town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England
CanterburyA town in Kent in southeastern England
Cape GirardeauA town in southeast Missouri
CarbondaleA town in southern Illinois
CarlsbadA town in southeastern New Mexico on the Pecos River near the Mexican border
ChablisA town in north central France noted for white Burgundy wines
Chalcedon, KadikoyA former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul)
ChampaignA university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana
Chapel HillA town in central North Carolina
ChartresA town in northern France that is noted for its Gothic Cathedral
CherbourgA port town in northwestern France on the English Channel
ChurchillA Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay
ClintonA town in east central Iowa
Coeur d'AleneA town in the northern panhandle of Idaho
ColumbiaA university town in central Missouri
ColumbiaA town in west central Tennessee
ColumbusA town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama
Concordtown in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
CooperstownA small town in east central New York
Council BluffsA town in southwest Iowa on the Missouri River across from Omaha
Cuzco, CuscoA town in the Andes in southern Peru
DawsonA town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River
Daytona BeachA resort town in northeast Florida on the Atlantic coast
DecaturA town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River
Del RioA town in southwest Texas on the Rio Grande to the west of San Antonio
DhahranAn oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf
DjanetA desert town in southeastern Algeria
Dodge CityA town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas River
DubuqueA town in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River
Dunkirk, DunkerqueA seaport in northern France on the North Sea
East Saint LouisA town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis
Eau ClaireA town in west central Wisconsin
El AaiumA town in Morocco near the Atlantic coast
ElmontA town on Long Island in New York
EnidA town in north central Oklahoma
EntebbeA town in southern Uganda on Lake Victoria
EurekaA town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean
FarmingtonA town in northwestern New Mexico
FarmingtonA residential town in central Connecticut
FayettevilleA university town in northwestern Arkansas in the Ozarks
FayettevilleA town in central West Virginia on the New River
FayettevilleA town in south central North Carolina
FlagstaffA town in north central Arizona
FlorenceA town in northeast South Carolina
Fort MyersA town in southwest Florida
Fort SmithA town in western Arkansas on the Arkansas River at the Oklahoma border
FrederickA town in northern Maryland to the west of Baltimore
FredericksburgA town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
GadsdenAn industrial town in north central Alabama
GainesvilleA university town in north central Florida
GallupA town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border
GalvestonA town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island
GettysburgA small town in southern Pennsylvania
GloucesterA town in northeastern Massachusetts on Cape Ann to the northeast of Boston
GoldsboroA town that is a major tobacco center in eastern North Carolina
Grand IslandA town in south central Nebraska
Great FallsA town in central Montana on the Missouri river
GreenvilleA town in northwest South Carolina in the Piedmont
GreenvilleA town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg
HagerstownA town in northern Maryland
Hameln, HamelinA town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper
HannibalA town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River
Harpers Ferry, Harper's FerryA small town in northeastern West Virginia that was the site of a raid in 1859 by the abolitionist John Brown and his followers / followers who captured an arsenal that was located there
HastingsA town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place
HattiesburgA town in southeast Mississippi
HaysA town in central Kansas
HersheyAn industrial town to the east of Harrisburg
HibbingA town in northeastern Minnesota in the Mesabi Range
HiloA town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii
Hippo, Hippo RegiusAn ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
HohenlindenA town in Bavaria (near Munich)
Hot SpringsA town in west central Arkansas
HoughtonA town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula
Idaho FallsA town in southeastern Idaho on the Snake River
InterlakenA popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland
IthacaA college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
JacksonA town in western Tennessee
JacksonA town in south central Michigan
JacksonA town in western Wyoming
JalalabadA town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)
Johnson CityA town in northeastern Tennessee
JonesboroA town in northeast Arkansas
KalamazooA town in southwest Michigan
KennewickA town in southern Washington on the Columbia River
Key WestA town on the westernmost of the Florida keys in the Gulf of Mexico
KingstonA town on the Hudson River in New York
KingstonA town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River
Klamath FallsA town in southern Oregon near the California border
Knossos, Cnossos, CnossusAn ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
La CrosseA town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River
LafayetteA town in south central Louisiana
LafayetteA university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River
LanderA town in central Wyoming
LaramieA university town in southeast Wyoming
Las CrucesA town in southern New Mexico on the Rio Grande
LawrenceA town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River
LawtonA town in southwest Oklahoma
LewistonA town in northwestern Idaho
LewistonA town in southwestern Maine to the north of Portland
Lexingtontown in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
Los AlamosA town in north central New Mexico
LubavitchA town in Belarus that was the center of the Chabad / Chabad movement for a brief period during the 19th century
LufkinA town in eastern Texas
MankatoA town in southern Minnesota
MansfieldA town in north central Ohio
Mariehamn, MaarianhaminaA town that is the chief port of the Aland islands
MarquetteA town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan
Mason CityA town in north central Iowa
MassawaA port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea
McAlesterA town in southeastern Oklahoma
McAllenA town in southern Texas on the Rio Grande
MedfordA town in southwestern Oregon
Medfordtown in northeastern Massachusetts
MelbourneA resort town in east central Florida
MeridianA town in eastern Mississippi
MidlandA town in west central Texas
MissoulaA university town in western Montana
MolineA town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River
MonroeA town in north central Louisiana
MonroeA town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie
Monte CarloA town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco
MontereyA town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay
Morgan CityA town in southeast Louisiana to the south of Baton Rouge
MorristownA town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two winters
MuncieA town in east central Indiana
MuskogeeA town in eastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas River
Nag HammadiA town in Upper Egypt
NampaA town in southwestern Idaho
NanaimoA town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver
NasebyA village in western Northamptonshire
NatchezA town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River
NazarethA historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
New BrunswickA university town in central New Jersey
New LondonA town in southeastern Connecticut near Long Island Sound
NewburghA town on the Hudson River in New York
NogalesA town in Arizona on the Mexican border opposite Nogales, Mexico
NogalesA town in northern Mexico on the border of Arizona
NomeA town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula
North PlatteA town in west central Nebraska on the Platte River
OgdenA town in northern Utah settled by Mormons
OronoA university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River to the north of Bangor
OttumwaA town in southeast Iowa
OwensboroA town in northwestern Kentucky on the Ohio River
OxfordA university town in northern Mississippi
PaducahA town in western Kentucky on the Ohio River
Palm BeachA resort town in southeast Florida on an island on the Atlantic coast
Palo AltoA university town in California
Panama CityA resort and fishing / fishing town on the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida
ParisA town in northeastern Texas
PensacolaA town in extreme northwest Florida
PetersburgA town in southeastern Virginia / Virginia (south of Richmond)
Pilsen, PlzenA town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated
Pine BluffA town in southeast central Arkansas on the Arkansas River
PittsfieldA town in western Massachusetts
PlataeaA former town in Boeotia
PlymouthA town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620
PocatelloA university town in southeastern Idaho
Poplar BluffA town in southeast Missouri
PortsmouthA port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean
PrescottA town in central Arizona
PrincetonA university town in central New Jersey
Rapid CityA town in southwestern South Dakota in the eastern part of the Black Hills
ReddingA town in north central California on the Sacramento River
RegganeA town in central Algeria
RochesterA town in southeast Minnesota
Rock IslandA town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River
Rock SpringsA town of southwest Wyoming near the Utah border
RoswellA town in southeast New Mexico
RutlandA town in central Vermont
SaginawA town in east central Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron
Saint Cloud, St. CloudA town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River
Saint Joseph, St. JosephA town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River
SalinaA town in central Kansas
San AngeloA town in west central Texas
San MateoA town in California to the south of San Francisco
San PabloA town in western California to the north of Oakland on an arm of San Francisco Bay
Santa BarbaraA town in southwestern California on the Pacific Ocean
Santa CruzA town in western California on Monterey Bay
Santa Maria del TuleA town in southeastern Mexico near Oaxaca
Saqqara, Saqqarah, SakkaraA town in northern Egypt
SarasotaA town in west central Florida on the Gulf of Mexico
Saratoga SpringsA town in eastern New York State famed for its spa and its horse racing
Sault Sainte MarieA town of southern Ontario opposite northern Michigan
SedaliaA town in east central Missouri
SelmaA town in central Alabama on the Alabama river
ShermanA town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border
Silver CityA town in southwestern New Mexico
SitkaA town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906
SkagwayA town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage
Stagira, StagirusAn ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born
Stratford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-AvonA town in central England on the River Avon
Sun ValleyA winter sports resort in south central Idaho
SunderlandA port and industrial city in northeastern England
SuperiorA town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
TaosAn artist colony in northern New Mexico
TaraA village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin)
TexarkanaA town in southwest Arkansas on the Texas border adjacent to Texarkana, Texas
TexarkanaA town in northeast Texas adjacent to Texarkana, Arkansas
ThuleA town in northwestern Greenland
TimgadAn ancient town founded by the Romans
TimimounA town in central Algeria in the Atlas Mountains
Tivoli, TiburA town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name)
Traverse CityA town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Michigan
TupeloA town in northeast Mississippi
TuscaloosaA university town in west central Alabama
TuskegeeA town in eastern Alabama
Twin FallsA town on the Snake River in south central Idaho near the Twin Falls
TylerA town in northeast Texas
UrbanaA university town in east central Illinois adjoining Champaign
ValdostaA town in southern Georgia near the Florida border
ValenciennesA town in northeastern France long noted for its lace industry
VancouverA town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon
ViborgA town of Denmark in north central Jutland
VichyA town in central France (south of Paris) noted for hot mineral springs
VicksburgA town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson
VictoriaA town in southeast Texas to the southeast of San Antonio
VidaliaA town in central Georgia
VienneA town in south central France where is 1311-1313 the Roman Catholic Church held one of its councils
VirginiaA town in northeastern Minnesota in the heart of the Mesabi Range
Wagga WaggaA town on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales
WagramA town in northeastern Austria
Walla WallaA town in southeastern Washington near the Oregon border
WaterlooA town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat
WatertownA town in northern New York
WatertownA town in southeastern Wisconsin
WausauA town in north central Wisconsin
West Palm BeachA town in southeast Florida on the mainland opposite Palm Beach
WilliamstownA town in northwestern Massachusetts
WilmingtonA town in southeastern North Carolina on the Cape Fear River
YakimaA town in south central Washington
YellowknifeA town in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada on the Great Slave Lake
YumaA town in southwestern Arizona on the Colorado River and the California border
Partscity limit, city limitsThe limits of the area occupied by a city or town
NarrowerMain StreetAny small town (or the people who inhabit it)
boom townA town enjoying / enjoying sudden prosperity / prosperity
burgcolloquial American term for a town
cow town, cowtownA small town in a cattle-raising area of western North America
ghost townA deserted settlement (especially in western United States)
hometownThe town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence
market townA (usually small) town where a public market is held at stated times
BroadermunicipalityAn urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
Spanishciudad, población, pueblo, villa
Catalanpoblació, poble, vila
Nounstownshipan administrative division of a county
English > town: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe people living in a municipality smaller than a city.
Example"the whole town cheered the team"
Synonymstownspeople, townsfolk
NarrowerboroughAn English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament
BroadermunicipalityPeople living in a town or city having local self-government
English > town: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAn administrative division of a county.
Example"the town is responsible for snow removal"
Synonymtownship
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishciudad, municipio, pueblo
Nounstownshipan administrative division of a county
English > Town: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844).
SynonymIthiel Town
Broaderarchitect, designersomeone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

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