Definition of Townships

1. Noun. (plural of township) ¹



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Definition of Townships

1. township [n] - See also: township

Lexicographical Neighbors of Townships

townlets
townlier
townliest
townlike
townling
townlings
townly
townpeople
towns
townscape
townscapes
townselike
townsfolk
townsful
township
townships (current term)
townsite
townsites
townskip
townskips
townsman
townsmen
townspeople
townswoman
townswomen
townward
townwards
townwear
townwide
towny

Literary usage of Townships

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"W ti as follows: " The corporate authorities of counties, townships, school districts, cities, towns and villages may be vested with pcwer to assess and ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"The townships in controversy are Nos. 29 and 30 in ranges 13, 14, and 15; ... These townships are all included in the treaty reservation of 1854, ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"townships 5 and 6 north, of range 2 west; fractional townships 5 and 6 and township 7 north, of range 3 west. At the land office at St. Helena on the third ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1862)
"[The following is what remains of a list of Grantees of seven Narraganset townships, laid out by order of the General Court; confirmed April 18, 1735. Rev. ..."

5. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1839)
"... as cities are subject to a peculiar administration. In 1832, 104 townships in the State of New-York were governed in this manner.— William?} 'Register. ..."

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