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or townee, towny

[tou-nee] /ˈtaʊ ni/
noun, Informal.
a resident of a town, especially a nonstudent resident of a college town.
Origin of townie
1820-30; town + -ie Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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noun (mainly Brit, informal, often derogatory)
a permanent resident in a town, esp as distinct from country dwellers or students
a young working-class person who dresses in casual sports clothes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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