Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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Cape Town the legislative capital of South Africa. (Cf. Bloemfontein, Pretoria.)
ghost town a town that has been deserted, especially one in the American West where gold or silver mines have closed.
man about town a man whose worldly social life and knowledge of fashionable places keep him in public notice.
paint the town red (slang) to go on an uninhibited spree.
small-town of or characteristic of a small town. [2 definitions]
tank town formerly, a town at which trains stopped only to fill their water tanks; small, insignificant town.
town clerk an official who keeps town records and accounts, issues local licenses and permits, and manages the town office.
town crier a man hired by a town, before the advent of mass media, to proclaim the news or make public announcements in the streets.
town hall a building that houses the administrative offices of a town and often the meeting room of the town governing body.
town house a residence in a town or city, usu. of an owner who also has a house in the country. [2 definitions]
town meeting a public assembly, open to all residents of a town. [2 definitions]