Community and Town


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Community noun – The people living in a particular area.
Usage example: the whole community rallied to the aid of the family who had lost its home

Town is a synonym for community in place topic. In some cases you can use "Town" instead the word "Community" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like locale.
Nearby Words: communion, commune, communal, communist, communistic
Synonyms for Community


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Town noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Community is a synonym for town in place topic. You can use "Community" instead the word "Town" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as locale.
Nearby Words: township, townsman
Synonyms for Town

How words are described

human human community human town
free free community free town
poor poor community poor town
small small community small town
Other adjectives: entire, large, little, tiny, main, rural, isolated, remote, peaceful, white, local, thriving, western, suburban.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Twister Shooting took place in the actual town and several buildings were demolished to give the look of the community getting decimated by a tornado.
  • Another is for a new highway (or other, more convenient mode of travel) to bypass the community entirely, so the lack of traffic reduces the place to a Ghost Town.
  • Useful Notes / California Chino: Home to the infamous state prison that's a stop for most of the LA area's convicts, though the town itself is a mix between cowtown and bedroom community.
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