(Especially in Ireland) a small territorial division of land.
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- From a community viewpoint most of our towns, villages and townlands are ghettoes, or consist of ghettoes in which our communities live apart.
- Town houses were once common day feature throughout the townlands of Ireland.
- It is important that they continue to draw volunteers from towns, villages and townlands outside of Sligo town to make sure that these areas are represented.