townlet

noun
town·​let | \ ˈtau̇n-lət How to pronounce townlet (audio) \

Definition of townlet

: a very small town

Examples of townlet in a Sentence

we passed through several sleepy townlets on the long drive to the ski lodge
Recent Examples on the Web The most famous trek takes around 3-5 days and begins in Mestia, a quaint townlet dotted with picturesque Svan towers cradled by soaring peaks. Melanie Hamilton, CNN, 16 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of townlet

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of townlet was circa 1552

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“Townlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/townlet. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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