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market town

noun
1.
a town where a regularly scheduled market is held.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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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

noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a town that holds a market, esp an agricultural centre in a rural area
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