Definitions

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  • adj. Extending throughout a town.
  • adv. Throughout a town.

Etymologies

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town +‎ -wide

Examples

  • If the Legislature were to approve a charter change, selectmen would then have the authority to call a townwide vote to ask residents to endorse one or more local option taxes.

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  • January 23 is known as National Pie Day, and in honor of the occasion, dessert lovers traveled over the river, through the woods and finally up Maine's snow-covered coast to the seaside hamlet of Rockland for Pies on Parade, a townwide celebration of just about everything related to pies in both sweet and savory incarnations.

    Curtis M. Wong: Bobby Flay-Dubbed 'Pie Town U.S.A.' Celebrates National Pie Day

  • And, thanks to your husband, The Housekeeper and the Professor was selected to be the 2010 townwide read for Westport, CT!

    What We're Up To, Reading-Wise

  • This time around, property values haven ' t risen as much in between townwide assessments and officials have focused on transparency to avoid sending residents into tax shock again.

    Paying the Piper in Maplewood

  • "If, as I believe, this is a townwide problem, we may be able to work this to our advantage."

    Baby Games

  • It only took one man's actions to launch a green foods resolution with townwide support.

    Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Green Grass Roots And A Beacon of Hope From Signal Mountain

  • After a year or so of saving, he got a mini-tractor, took the business townwide and was raking it in.

    Gilroy's Big Gamble at East Side Social Club

  • CHERNOFF: Yes, there's going to be a townwide memorial service at 6: 00 today at the middle school, and then tomorrow will start with funerals, tragically, including the funeral of the 71-year-old teacher who was actually teaching English to a class of immigrants when Wong did barge in.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2009

  • So like the residents of Billings, Mont., who reacted to a series of anti-Semitic incidents in 1993 with a townwide display of menorahs in their front windows, these supporters are brandishing the name themselves.

    Sunday Reading

  • But Barbara Kantrowitz and Julie Scelfo found a much more complex tale of townwide college competition gone out of control.

    The Editor's Desk

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