Definition of township noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    township

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈtaʊnʃɪp//
     
     
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  1. 1 (in the U.S. or Canada) a division of a county that is a unit of local government
  2. 2 (in South Africa in the past) a town or part of a town that black people had to live in, and where only black people lived
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: township