Definition Of townships

noun

(in South Africa) a suburb or city of predominantly black occupation, formerly officially designated for black occupation by apartheid legislation.

The site is close to Khayelitsha, a township of 500,000 black South Africans who suffered under apartheid and still live in poverty, with a 90 per cent unemployment rate.

a division of a county with some corporate powers.

North and South Fayette townships in Allegheny County posted population gains of 28 percent and 19 percent, respectively.

a manor or parish as a territorial division.

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