Definitions for Townshipˈtaʊn ʃɪp

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. township, town(noun)

    an administrative division of a county

    "the town is responsible for snow removal"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. township(Noun)

    The territory of a town; a subdivision of a county.

  2. township(Noun)

    An area set aside for non-white occupation.

  3. township(Noun)

    A non-white (usually sub-economic) area attached to a city.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Township(noun)

    the district or territory of a town

  2. Township(noun)

    in surveys of the public land of the United States, a division of territory six miles square, containing 36 sections

  3. Township(noun)

    in Canada, one of the subdivisions of a county

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  1. Township

    The word township is used to refer to different kinds of settlements in different countries. While township may be associated with an urban area, there are many exceptions to this rule. In Australia, the United States, and Canada, they may be settlements too small to be considered urban.


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