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market town

a town where a regularly scheduled market is held.
Origin of market town
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English Unabridged
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  • Because it's so wide, you know this was a market town.
  • We sat in traffic in one market town after another, each one hopping with activity that sometimes engulfed the car.
British Dictionary definitions for market town

market town

(mainly Brit) a town that holds a market, esp an agricultural centre in a rural area
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