townlet


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townlet

(ˈtaʊnlət)
n
a small town
Translations

townlet

n (esp US) → Städtchen nt
References in classic literature ?
He lived in an out-of-the-way nook of the townlet, and in trying to find her course thither her eyes fell upon Mr d'Urberville standing at a street corner.
The river - with the sunlight flashing from its dancing wavelets, gilding gold the grey-green beech- trunks, glinting through the dark, cool wood paths, chasing shadows o'er the shallows, flinging diamonds from the mill-wheels, throwing kisses to the lilies, wantoning with the weirs' white waters, silvering moss-grown walls and bridges, brightening every tiny townlet, making sweet each lane and meadow, lying tangled in the rushes, peeping, laughing, from each inlet, gleaming gay on many a far sail, making soft the air with glory - is a golden fairy stream.
In front, amid radiating lines of poplars, lay the riverside townlet of Cardillac--gray walls, white houses, and a feather of blue smoke.
Wearing their patented lemon yellow Cobra Philippine team jackets, the paddlers arrived in Shanghai from Manila late Wednesday afternoon and traveled for almost four hours by bus going to the Zhushan Lake Townlet Hotel, some 200 meters from the competition area of the three-day race.