The definition of a town is a residential area that is smaller than a city and larger than a village.(noun)
An example of a town is the Town of Oyster Bay in New York.
Town means relating to a residential area that is smaller than a city and larger than a village.(adjective)
An example of town used as an adjective is in the phrase "town pool," which means a pool that people living in that area can use.
See town in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE tun, enclosed space, group of houses, village, town; akin to Ger zaun, fence, hedge, OIr dūn, fortified camp
See town in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English tūn, enclosed place, village; see dheuə- in Indo-European roots.
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