tank town

tank town

n.
A small town.

[So called because trains would stop there only to replenish water.]

tank′ town`


n.
any small, unimportant, or uninteresting town.
[1905–10; orig., a town at which trains stopped to take on water]
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His funeral prayer was offered at Tank Town Hall and then the coffin was dispatched to his native Makeen area in South Waziristan.
The jirga meeting took place at Tank Town Hall which was attended by elders of Mehsud and Barki tribes.
The man, identified as a 35-year-old New Zealander with a European-sounding name, was detained at a paramilitary checkpost on the outskirts of Tank town, about 280 km southwest of Islamabad, which is the gateway to South Waziristan, the Dawn reported.
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At least two policemen were wounded when their vehicle was hit by a remote controlled device planted along the roadside in north-western Tank town on Tuesday, a local police official said.
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