City noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: commuters who drive every day between their homes in the suburbs and their jobs in the city
Town noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: after driving for miles with nothing but corn and wheat fields to look at, we were relieved to roll into a small town and have a bite to eat at the local diner
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Synonyms for Town
City is a synonym for town in urban topic. You can use "City" instead the word "Town" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as incorporated community. popular alternative
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- It also seems that all cities are city states, if there is a country where are city/town is based is not named-apart from Lancre Town (Lancre).
Source: City with No Name
- Every individual area of a town or city usually has as many as a couple dozen or so NPCs milling around that the player is unable to interact with, in addition to the 5 or 6 that they are able to.
Source: Thriving Ghost Town
- Lots of other examples in Malaysia too, where English city/town/road names were replaced with Malay ones.
Source: Please Select New City Name
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