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  • 1 Town — Town, Towns, Towne y Townes pueden referirse a: El término inglés para ciudad (las formas towne y townes son arcaísmos), aunque puede referirse a cualquier otro rango de población, como villa, pueblo (en este caso, indicando el núcleo central en… …

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  • 2 town — W1S1 [taun] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place)¦ 2¦(main centre)¦ 3¦(people)¦ 4¦(where you live)¦ 5¦(village)¦ 6¦(not country)¦ 7 go to town (on something) 8 (out) on the town 9 town and gown ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; …

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  • 3 town — [ taun ] noun *** 1. ) count a place where people live and work that is smaller than a city: a small town an industrial town in China Mountains overlook the town on three sides. a town on the Mississippi River town of: the northern Wisconsin town …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 Town — Town, n. [OE. toun, tun, AS. tun inclosure, fence, village, town; akin to D. tuin a garden, G. zaun a hadge, fence, OHG. zun, Icel. tun an inclosure, homestead, house, Ir. & Gael. dun a fortress, W. din. Cf. {Down}, adv. & prep., {Dune}, {tine}… …

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  • 5 town — [toun] n. [ME < OE tun, enclosed space, group of houses, village, town; akin to Ger zaun, fence, hedge, OIr dūn, fortified camp] 1. [Brit. Dial.] a group of houses; hamlet 2. a more or less concentrated group of houses and private and public… …

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  • 6 town — (n.) O.E. tun enclosure, garden, field, yard; farm, manor; homestead, dwelling house, mansion; later group of houses, village, farm, from P.Gmc. *tunaz, *tunan (Cf. O.S., O.N., O.Fris. tun fence, hedge, M.Du. tuun fence, Du. tuin garden, O.H.G.… …

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  • 7 town — ► NOUN 1) a settlement larger than a village and generally smaller than a city, with defined boundaries and local government. 2) the central part of a town or city, with its business or shopping area. 3) densely populated areas, especially as… …

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  • 8 Town — steht für: Stadt, im Englischen allgemein Town (Vereinigte Staaten), Siedlungsformen und Rechtseinheiten Town ist der Familienname von folgenden Personen: Harold Town (1924–1990), kanadischer Maler und Grafiker Siehe auch: Bell Town …

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  • 9 Town — /town/, n. Ithiel /ith ee euhl/, 1784 1844, U.S. architect. * * * (as used in expressions) Camden Town Group Cape Town new town town meeting * * * …

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  • 10 town — index civic, community Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 town …

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  • 11 Town —   [taʊn] die, / s,    1) im englischen Sprachgebrauch allgemeine Bezeichnung für kleinere Stadt.    2) Township [ ʃɪp], in den USA eine auf englischen Rechtstraditionen (Borough) beruhende, seit dem 17. Jahrhundert für Neuengland typische, später …

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  • 12 town|y — «TOW nee», noun, plural town|ies. 1. Informal. a townee. 2. a citizen of a town, as contrasted with a student or teacher at a college there …

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  • 13 Town — [taun] die; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. town> engl. Bez. für [kleinere] Stadt …

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  • 14 Town OS — was the operating system created for use on the Fujitsu FM Towns and FM Towns II professional computer systems in Japan. It was developed in 1989 and ended production some time in the early 90s …

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  • 15 Town — (engl., spr. Taun), die Stadt; in England jede incorporirte mit städtischen Gerechtsamen ausgestattete Gemeinde, gleichviel ob sie in das Unterhaus wählt od. nicht (Borough, s.d.); nur wenn die Stadt zugleich Sitz eines Bischofs ist, wird sie zur …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Town — (engl., spr. taun), Stadt …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Town — (engl., spr. taun), Stadt. Townhall (spr. taunhahl), Stadt , Rathaus. Township (spr. taunschipp), Stadtbezirk, in den Ver. Staaten von Amerika Unterabteilung des County …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 town — [n] incorporated community apple*, boondocks, borough, burg*, city, hamlet, metropolis, municipality, seat, sticks*, township, whistle stop*; concepts 507,508 …

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  • 19 town|ee — «tow NEE», noun. Informal. a townsman …

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  • 20 town|ie — «TOW nee», noun. = towny. (Cf. ↑towny) …

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