town meeting

noun
|Updated on: 1 Jun 2018

Definition of town meeting

: a meeting of inhabitants or taxpayers constituting the legislative authority of a town

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TOWN MEETING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of town meeting for English Language Learners

  • : a meeting of the people who live in a town to pass laws for the town or to discuss town problems, issues, etc.


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