Town


Town
/town/, n.
Ithiel /ith"ee euhl/, 1784-1844, U.S. architect.

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  • 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}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Town — For other uses, see Town (disambiguation). Çeşme, Turkey a coastal Turkish town with houses in regional style and an Ottoman Castle …   Wikipedia

  • town — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tūn enclosure, village, town; akin to Old High German zūn enclosure, Old Irish dún fortress Date: before 12th century 1. dialect England a cluster or aggregation of houses recognized as a distinct… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • town — See: GO TO TOWN, ON THE TOWN, PAINT THE TOWN RED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Town and gown — are two distinct communities of a university town; town being the non academic population and gown metonymically being the university community, especially in ancient seats of learning such as Oxford, Cambridge and St Andrews, though also in more …   Wikipedia

  • Town clerk — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Town cress — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Town house — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Town meeting — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Town talk — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Town and Country — or Town Country may refer to:;Locations in the United States: *Town n Country, Florida *Town and Country, Missouri *Town and Country, Washington *Town Country Village (Palo Alto), California;Other uses: * Town and Country Magazine , a British… …   Wikipedia


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