Part of speech: noun

A subdivision of a country.

Part of speech: noun

The district belonging to a town, etc.

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Usage examples "township":

  1. Oswald himself rode back to the township before the moon went down. - "Stingaree", E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung.
  2. One of the houses visited in this township was that of the wife of Donald Macmillan, one of the men now standing trial in Edinburgh on a charge of having taken part in the Park deer raid. - "Our Journey to the Hebrides", Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
  3. At this meeting are chosen township officers for the following year. - "Problems in American Democracy", Thames Ross Williamson.