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market town Line breaks: mar¦ket town

Definition of market town in English:


(In the UK) a town of moderate size where a regular market is held.
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.
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