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bytown

noun

a subsidiary or subordinate town; a town that has a name and Zip code but which is governed by another town

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  • "Why not change the name Sparksville to bytown, and give that as your reason, sir," suggested Smith.

    In the Van; or, The Builders John Price-Brown
  • The very name of bytown was discarded as being too American and commonplace.

    The Ruling Passion Henry van Dyke
  • Md Selects Ottawa (bytown) as seat of government, 85; jubilee address to, 283.

  • His first proposition was that they should go with him to Mapleton, while their father chose to idle about bytown.

    Cedar Creek Elizabeth Hely Walshe
  • This was the way in which bytown came to have a lover of music among its permanent inhabitants.

    The Ruling Passion Henry van Dyke
  • bytown had not yet arrived at that stage of civilization in which an ornamental element is supported at the public expense.

    The Ruling Passion Henry van Dyke
  • bytown hasn't seen its best days yet, by a long chalk, I guess.'

    Cedar Creek Elizabeth Hely Walshe
  • But the inhabitants of bytown were not in the way of paying much attention to the theories of physicians in regard to climate.

    The Ruling Passion Henry van Dyke
  • He entered the backwoods village of bytown literally on the wings of the wind.

    The Ruling Passion Henry van Dyke

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