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Definition of town crier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

town crier

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌtaʊn ˈkraɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtaʊn ˈkraɪər//
 
(also crier)
 
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(in the past) a person whose job was to walk through a town shouting news, official announcements, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: town crier