towngate

noun

town·​gate
ˈtünˌgāt,
ˈtau̇n-
: the main street of a town

Word History

Etymology

town + gate (way, street)

First Known Use

1570, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of towngate was in 1570

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“Towngate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/towngate. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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