Definition of Our Town from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Our Town

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a play (1938) by the US writer Thornton Wilder which won a Pulitzer Prize. It is set in the imaginary small town of Grover's Corners and is about the simple lives of ordinary people. A character called the Stage Manager makes comments on the story directly to the audience. The play is still often performed by amateur groups.