cow town


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cow town

n.
A small town in a cattle-raising area.
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Noun1.cow town - a small town in a cattle-raising area of western North America
town - an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work"
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The party at Solomons starts with a DJ set from Lyndon (8-9pm) then live sets from local bands Heavy Salad (9pm) and Leather Party (9.45pm), followed by Leeds party band Cow Town (10.30pm) with a DJ set from Pins (11-1am) to close the party.
I remembered that the pioneering settler, Lord Delamere, once said he was not in favour of developing a cow town like Nakuru.
It used to be that come Friday night, this cow town practically emptied out--its county and state capital employees fleeing for the suburbs or surrounding farmlands.
Miles City, a Montana cow town, was apparently even worse.
When he's forced to move to his mother's new home in Seguin, a conservative cow town, Crabb tries once again to cultivate an anonymous, button-down look for school.
If you want to be a city, you shouldn't act like a cow town. People think if they see buses we have service; we do not.
"Paso Robles is a small, still evolving cow town," Irving says.
"This was a fading cow town when a few eyes-to-the-skies businessmen helped transform Wichita into the largest city in Kansas and a major aviation manufacturing hub.
JP King Auction Company, a US-based real estate auction company specialising in high-value properties, has announced a real estate auction of the Old Cow Town Ranch in Saguache, US.
THE STORY: It is 1878, and John Henry "Doc" Holliday, a dapper young gentleman from Griffin, Georgia, has made a name for himself in the boisterous and volatile cow town of Dodge City, Kansas, as a skilled dentist and an even more skilled gambler.
But so far on a psychological and ethereal basis it makes as much sense for this old Cow Town as mad cow disease.