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ˈtaʊn ʃɪptown·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. township, townnoun

    an administrative division of a county

    "the town is responsible for snow removal"

Wiktionary

  1. townshipnoun

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

  2. townshipnoun

    An area set aside for non-white occupation.

  3. townshipnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Townshipnoun

    the district or territory of a town

  2. Townshipnoun

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

  3. Townshipnoun

    in Canada, one of the subdivisions of a county

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of township in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of township in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of township in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Mohr:

    … we have a lot here that we take pride in. What we’re telling people is that when they do come here, they should feel safer knowing that everyone in Conoy Township is watching out for them, and the criminal -- he should realize that going into Conoy Township he could have a bad day.

  2. Justin Leonard:

    We need to solve that inevitability by effective township design.

  3. Community Health Network:

    Community Health Network is committed to patient safety and is working closely with MSD of Lawrence Township to determine the cause of error and evaluate processes, the safety of the students in our care is top priority.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    Everyone feels like an alien to someone else or even sometimes to oneself. Whether native, foreigner or exile, whether assimilated or singular, whether straight or gay, important is to find an access to the open public space, the 'space of appearance' and the gate to a citizenship of the world. (Township)

  5. Matthew Pfouts:

    In partnership with the Randolph Township School district, the Board of Education has always been committed to supporting diversity and inclusion amongst our students, staff, and community, we believe an effective partnership can only be accomplished between the schools and the community through collective input from all stakeholders. Involvement and communication with our constituents help us guide policy decisions/changes and improve district protocols.

Images & Illustrations of township

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