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  • n. Plural form of townlet.


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  • Haven't done a driving trip in several years because that SLP-Monterrey slog is so incredibly depressing ..... you have to wonder what might have become of you had you been born in one of them sorry, poorer than dirt, no rain, no future, no NUTHIN 'desolate townlets.

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  • It is the northernmost of the townlets on the West

    The Land of Midian

  • The town is widespread, and there are dozens of little townlets and villages all around, which receive their supply from the same center, so the works are on a very large scale.

    The Los Amigos Fiasco

  • It is no unusual thing to find a decently equipped retail bookshop in quite unimportant townlets, and even in villages.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • From every side soldiers and constabulary -- soldiers in everything but name -- converge upon Ballinrobe and Claremorris, townlets, which, if one could quite believe their artless inhabitants, are Arcadian in their simplicity, prosperous to every degree short of the payment of rent, and absolutely safe as to life and property.

    Disturbed Ireland Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81.

  • It set me thinking -- thinking that there are not many townlets of this size in rural England which can boast of inns comparable to the "Garibaldi" in point of cleanliness, polite attention, varied and good food, reasonable prices.


  • He had _nearly_ fixed himself up with a music-hall in the Potteries -- as manager: he had all-but got such another place at Ickley, in Derbyshire: he had forced his way through the industrial and mining townlets, prospecting for any sort of music-hall or show from which he could get a picking.

    The Lost Girl

  • It was a world within a world, a valley of many hills and townlets and streams shut in beyond access.

    The Lost Girl

  • The light wind of the morning had dropped with the sun; and the lake, far below them, showed delicately blurred mirages of townlets, hills, and sky.

    Captain Desmond, V.C.

  • Montenegro was nearly doubled in size, receiving the districts of Nik ['s] i [ 'c], Podgorica, and others; certain places in the interior the Turks and Albanians absolutely refused to surrender, and to compensate for these Montenegro was given a strip of coast with the townlets of Antivari and Dulcigno.

    The Balkans A History of Bulgaria—Serbia—Greece—Rumania—Turkey


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