Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of town and gown.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Hunter College, which in a few weeks will welcome students to its Silberman School of Social Work's new East Harlem campus, is trying to use architectural design to help bridge the town-and-gown divide.

    Bridging the Town-Gown Divide

  • "There's a town-and-gown element to this," he says.

    Nathan Robinson: One Year Later, Does the Henry Louis Gates Arrest Mean Anything?

  • The AMA always seemed more interested in the "town" side of the town-and-gown argument, and never really seemed like an advocate for patients, just an advocate for the highest possible reimbursement for docs. '

    On The AMA's Opposition To The Public Option

  • The AMA always seemed more interested in the "town" side of the town-and-gown argument, and never really seemed like an advocate for patients, just an advocate for the highest possible reimbursement for docs.

    On The AMA's Opposition To The Public Option

  • And there are always "town-and-gown" issues: traffic snarls after Saturday football games and college students who crowd the city's restaurants and bars.

    Teaching and Tunes

  • The rest of the year the colleges have their boat races and balls, and the regular people have street fairs and city-sponsored fetes in the parks—but everybody comes to May Morning, and the town-and-gown resentments are put aside for a little while.

    Slaying is Such Sweet Sorrow

  • Some say the attacks are typical town-and-gown tension.

    2002 March archive at cvillenews.com

  • One of those town-and-gown things where academics and businesspeople get together to discuss matters of mutual interest.

    Amaryllis

  • So there were many of the old-time "town-and-gown" squabbles; and it was well for the health of the Kingston Academy boys that they rarely went around town except in groups of two or three; and it was very bad for the health of any of the town fellows if they happened to be caught within the Academy grounds.

    The Dozen from Lakerim

  • The town-and-gown riots took the place of sports, that's all.

    Keeping Fit All the Way

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.