Definition of "townsite" [townsite]

  • A tract of land authorized to be developed as a town and then surveyed and marked out with streets (noun)

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Use "townsite" in a sentence
  • "Higher densities would be allowed in the existing townsite, which is 120 acres, plus 1,000 acres of adjacent uplands."
  • "Goaded by two Wobbly speakers, four hundred workers from both shifts repaired to the Anderson Brothers mess hall, where they voted to strike, elected a committee to draw up a list of demands, and dispatched a delegation to pass the word to the work camps situated around the Boulder City townsite."
  • "As the spring of 1931 turned to summer, the townsite taking shape at the crown of the wash looked to the residents occupying its base in Ragtown like a mirage."