What does the word township mean?

Usage examples for township

  1. Oswald himself rode back to the township before the moon went down. – Stingaree by 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 by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  3. At this meeting are chosen township officers for the following year. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson