Definition of townspeople in English:

townspeople

Syllabification: towns·peo·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈtounzˌpēpəl
 
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(also townsfolk /-ˌfōk/)

noun

The people living in a particular town or city.
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  • The towns and townspeople depended on the tribute for their sustenance.
  • There they are in not so resplendent a presence, reducing the town and townspeople to a laughing stock.
  • Many doubted that we would ever see the day, but it has now come and the town and townspeople will be all the better for it.

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