Settlement and Town


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Settlement noun – An arrangement about action to be taken.
Town and settlement are semantically related in village topic. In some cases you can use "Town" instead a noun "Settlement", when it comes to topics like hamlet.
Nearby Words: settle, settled, settling, settler
Synonyms for Settlement


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Town noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Settlement and town are semantically related in village topic. Sometimes you can use "Settlement" instead a noun "Town", if it concerns topics such as hamlet, urban area.
Nearby Words: township, townsman
Synonyms for Town

How words are described

human human settlement human town
old old settlement old town
single single settlement single town
small small settlement small town
Other adjectives: entire, real, large, little, tiny, main, isolated, remote, peaceful, major, destroyed, abandoned, next, last, local, nearby, modern, western, nearest, European.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Final Fantasy IX You are generally treated to the complete destruction, or in the very least decimation, of every single town or settlement, and in one case an entire planet, that you visit.
  • Video Game / Dragon's Dogma Monsters Everywhere: It's pretty much a guarantee that if you are not in a town or settlement, you will be in a battle with—or running away from—monsters.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Each settlement/town has at least one of this NPC (usually more, sometimes even all of them): a smith, a supply master, a manager for the barracks, and a kind of super supply master.
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