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township
American English: /ˈtaʊnˌʃɪp/
British English: /ˈtaʊnʃɪp/

Translation of township in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (in US) 1.1 (Politics)
    Example sentences
    • North and South Fayette townships in Allegheny County posted population gains of 28 percent and 19 percent, respectively.
    • Since then, many counties and townships have switched to an electronic system eager to prevent future problems.
    • The generally accepted figure for our total tax load from townships, counties, states and the federals is 33 percent of GDP.
    1.2 (in surveys)
    distrito (masculine) municipal
    Example sentences
    • Elsewhere the pattern reflects the rectilinear network of roads, which in turn derives from the early surveys of the territory based on uniform square townships six miles on a side.
    • By the end of the nineteenth century, most of the continent had been squared off into townships, and sections.
  • 2 (in South Africa)
    distrito (masculine) segregado
    Example sentences
    • The site is close to Khayelitsha, a township of 500,000 black South Africans who suffered under apartheid and still live in poverty, with a 90 per cent unemployment rate.
    • Instead, the accounts of life in the black townships of South Africa resonate with his descriptions of Robben Island as a place that intensifies the degradation and violence of apartheid.
    • Boxing is a rough trade and South Africa's crime-ridden townships and inner cities are rough places, with widespread poverty and glaring disparities of income.

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