- 1.1 c u (in general) ciudad (f); (smaller) pueblo (m), población (f) to go into town (from outside) ir* a la ciudad (from suburb) ir* al centro in town (not outside) en la ciudad (in center) en el centro it's the best hotel in town es el mejor hotel de la ciudad he's the biggest liar in town es de lo más mentiroso I've lived all my life in towns siempre he vivido en ciudad(es) they live out of town viven en las afueras she's out of town at the moment está de viaje en este momento an out-of-town person una persona de fuera the next day the news was all over town al día siguiente lo sabía la ciudad entera to go out on the town, to have a night on the town ir* or salir* de juerga to go to town on sth tirar la casa por la ventana, no reparar en gastos to paint the town red irse* de juerga (before n) [dweller/life] de la ciudad, urbano town center centro (m) de la ciudadMore example sentences1.2 u c (inhabitants) ciudad (f) the whole town knows about it lo sabe toda la ciudad or todo el mundo town and gown los habitantes de la ciudad y el ambiente universitario the antagonism between town and gown el antagonismo entre los habitantes de la ciudad y el ambiente universitario
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- In Namibia reckless individuals occupy erven in residential areas in cities, towns and villages to conduct their unwanted business.
- They were organized around an exporting economy, and as a result, the major cities dwarfed other towns within the tributary area.
- In areas where peasants normally congregated, villages became towns and towns became cities.
- Central Vision has taken this further with its detailed submission as to how a campus at York Central would be good for town and gown.
- No longer are rivalries between town and gown manifested in destruction, riot and murder.
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.