Definition of cow town in English:

cow town

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North American
  • 1A town or city in a cattle-raising area of western North America.
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    • Asheville in fact became a leading cow town long before that distinction befell Dodge City or Abilene.
    • Livingston is attached to its past as an old cow town where you could walk down the street and greet your neighbors.
    • If only it could talk, it looks as if it could tell tales of cattle drives, cow towns, campfires, shootouts - and gullible gunwriters.
  • 1.1A small, isolated, or unsophisticated town.
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    • I've traveled by modem vehicle from south Texas to the Kansas cow town of Dodge City.
    • At 18, she plunked down the money she'd been saving for years to buy a train ticket to Manhattan and leave her cow town behind.
    • ‘I got off a tour bus when Denver was a sleepy cow town,’ he recalls.

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