District and Town


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District noun – An area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature.
Town and district are semantically related in locale topic. In some cases you can use "Town" instead the word "District" as a noun or an adjective.
Nearby Words: districted, districting
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Town noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
District and town are semantically related in place topic. You can use "District" instead the word "Town" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as locale.
Nearby Words: township, townsman
Synonyms for Town

How words are described

old old district old town
full full district full town
normal normal district normal town
certain certain district certain town
Other adjectives: single, small, entire, large, main, rural, peaceful, major, sleepy, ruined, former, fictional, titular, different, local, neighboring, western, eponymous, industrial.

Both words in one sentence

  • While there is a town of that name in the Zone of Alienation, Chernobyl refers to the district in which the nuclear disaster took place.
  • Red Light District In Piano no Mori, the town where the story takes place has a Red Light District where one of the two main characters lives.
  • Video Game / Pathologic The town map hints at this, both in the shape of the town (bull curled in a fetal position) and the district themselves, which apply to the parts of an animal.
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