How Do You Define A Town?


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A town can be defines as a particular area whole population is greater than a village but smaller than a city. Alternatively a town is also a political and territorial unit which is governed by a town meeting. These are generally found in New England. The British define a town as a rural village that periodically hosts a fair or a market. Town could also mean burrows of prairie dogs. Rarely town is used as the short form of Township. A town indicated a municipality that was fortified, in Old Scots and English.

Its population ranges from a couple of hundreds to many thousands depending on its location and territorial size. Metropolitan areas are also referred to as towns occasionally. The word Town originates from Scottish or English. Some examples of towns in England are Canterbury, Bath, Carlisle, Bristol, Exeter, Glouchester, Farnham, Exeter, etc.

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