1. Noun.  a settlement; an area with residential districts, shops and amenities, and its own local government; especially one larger than a village and smaller than a city.
  2. Noun.  (UK, historical) a rural settlement in which a market was held at least once a week.
  3. Noun.  (UK) The residents,(as opposed to (term, gown) , the students etc.) of a community having a university.

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