market town

  1. a (usually small) town where a public market is held at stated times
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  • Fulfill all of your Renaissance fair fantasies with a visit to a park that has been transformed into a medieval market town with "performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume. The Cloisters: NYC Day-Trip Getaway (PHOTOS)
  • In the fourteenth century the limits of agricultural expansion had been reached in East Anglia and there were now a much larger number of market towns and ports competing for trade.
  • Hoskin was a case in point: he had left the tiny Cornish village of Maudlin, near Bodmin, where he had grown up, and was thrilled to have his own bedsit in the market town of St Austell, where he made his new "friends". 'Mate crime' fears for people with learning disabilities
  • The remaining inhabitants of this once-prosperous market town have got used to a twilight existence.
  • Sure there are upmarket towns like Peebles and Perth, with bijou cafes and hand-knitted jumper shops, many of which are aimed more at the tourists than the natives.
  • North Yorkshire and East Riding County Councils cover similar demographic areas - market towns and rural communities.
  • Preston's experience was in many ways typical of the other old market towns that had been overwhelmed by the cotton industry.
  • Pocklington Canal was opened in 1818 and was a vital transport link for the market town.
  • On all major roads leading into this town are signs boldly identifying Skipton as an historic market town.
  • An ambitious vision of Barnsley transformed from a grimy former mining community into a thriving market town is to be unveiled tonight.
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