town·​gate | \ ˈtünˌgāt, ˈtau̇n- \

Definition of towngate

: the main street of a town

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First Known Use of towngate

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for towngate

town + gate (way, street)

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“Towngate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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