(In the UK) a town of moderate size where a regular market is held.
More example sentences
- Stop off in an ancient market town such as Lille, only an hour from Calais, for a taste of northern French cuisine.
- Improvements to the economy and quality of life for a chain of Ryedale villages and the market town of Pickering is on the drawing board.
- Now the Folly in the Dales market town of Settle is set to become a museum and visitor centre dedicated to the history of north Craven.
Definition of market town in:
- The US English dictionary