/ˈtaʊnzˌpiːpəl/ noun [plural]
: the people who live in a town or city

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  • towns|peo|ple — «TOWNZ PEE puhl», noun (plural). the people of a town; townsfolk …   Useful english dictionary

  • townspeople — towns|peo|ple [ˈtaunzpi:pəl] n also towns|folk [ fəuk US fouk] [plural] all the people who live in a particular town ▪ the proud townspeople of Semer Water …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • townspeople — towns|peo|ple [ taunz,pipl ] noun plural the people who live in a town or city …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • townspeople — towns•peo•ple [[t]ˈtaʊnzˌpi pəl[/t]] n. pl. 1) the inhabitants or citizenry of a town 2) people who were raised in a town or city. Also calledtowns′folk [[t] ˌfoʊk[/t]] • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Townspeople — Towns peo ple, n. The inhabitants of a town or city, especially in distinction from country people; townsfolk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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