Definition of town :
1. A farm or farmstead; also, a court or farmyard.
2. A township; the whole territory within certain limits, less than those of a country.
3. Any collection of houses larger than a village, and not incorporated as a city; also, loosely, any large, closely populated place, whether incorporated or not, in distinction from the country, or from rural communities.
4. Any number or collection of houses to which belongs a regular market, and which is not a city or the see of a bishop.
5. Formerly: ( a) An inclosure which surrounded the mere homestead or dwelling of the lord of the manor. [ Obs.] ( b) The whole of the land which constituted the domain. [ Obs.] ( c) A collection of houses inclosed by fences or walls.
6. The body of inhabitants resident in a town; as, the town voted to send two representatives to the legislature; the town voted to lay a tax for repairing the highways.
7. The court end of London;- commonly with the.
8. The metropolis or its inhabitants; as, in winter the gentleman lives in town; in summer, in the country.
region (part of speech: noun)
domain, riding, area, parcel, place, colony, sector, plot, dukedom, district, borough, zone, municipality, locality, country, bailiwick, earldom, duchy, division, beat, neighborhood, canton, circuit, nation, state, field, city, precinct, commonweal, territory, realm, region, tract, province, lot, county, empire, quarter, Shire, kingdom
town (part of speech: noun)
regional (part of speech: adjective)
- Perhaps, he had gone into the town? - "The Castle Inn", Stanley John Weyman.
- " I leave it all to you, my dear madam; you are much more at home in this great town than I am. - "The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood", Arthur Griffiths.
- " I don't think he is far from town," said Sir Thomas. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.