Associations to the word «Township»


TOWNSHIP, noun. The territory of a town; a subdivision of a county.
TOWNSHIP, noun. (South African English) (Pre 1994) An area set aside for nonwhite occupation.
TOWNSHIP, noun. (South African English) (Post 1994) A nonwhite (usually subeconomic) area attached to a city.

Dictionary definition

TOWNSHIP, noun. An administrative division of a county; "the town is responsible for snow removal".

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.