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townspeople

, townsfolk
the inhabitants of a town; citizens
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This is a good road, and is a very popular short country drive for townsfolk.
The attack and ensuing firefight caused panic and fear among the already distressed townsfolk, the Army said.
Then over the Bank Holiday weekend of August 27 to 29 you can join the townsfolk as they celebrate a traditional gypsy wedding.
Tales of a ravenous beast that for centuries had made the Cupboard its lair, and Dithering townsfolk its prey?
The townsfolk are outraged at the thought of their old foreman's body being moved and rally round his widow Hatty.
Martha's condition gets worse, leading to panic among the townsfolk as the fever spreads, while Annie struggles to get her daughter to a doctor.
Weaving delivers a stand-out performance as Sergeant Farrat (Hugo Weaving) a policeman, who acts as a buffer between Tilly and the unforgiving townsfolk.
It is delivered as a satirical allegory on the financial crash - Jack is an unregulated financial trader, who has sold the townsfolk golden egg ISAs.
Bernie Tiede (Jack Black) is an impossibly sweet assistant undertaker with an insatiable need to please customers, mourners, townsfolk, and the small legion of "little old ladies" filling the pews and hairdressers' chairs of Carthage, Texas.
The opening pages are darkly grotesque; the expression on the faces of the townsfolk mirror their feelings of prejudice and doom.
And yet, as another two servicemen were repatriated, hundreds of townsfolk turned out to salute them.
Milan team-mates including David Beckham turned up for the opening of the shop last week, along with 5000 townsfolk.