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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The people living in a municipality smaller than a city.

Usage examples (31)
  • So every one of the townsfolk is a "shareholder" rather than a "resident".
  • What unsettled the minds of the townsfolk was the failure of the Rajah's boats to act at the decisive moment.
  • But now, alas! we no sooner saw the town than we heard the bells and trumpets calling the townsfolk and men-at-arms to be on their ward.
  • In fact, Margaret Sinclair's sudden stinginess and indifference to her townsfolk was the common wonder and talk of every little gathering. for more
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