In EnĀ«lisb law. A town, a walled town. Co. Litt. 108b. A town of note or importance; a fortified town. Cow-ell. An ancient town. Litt. 164. A cor-porate town that is not a city. Cowell. An ancient town, corporate or not, that sends burgesses to parliament. Co. Litt. 109a; 1 Bl. Comm. 114, 115. A city or other town sending burgesses to parliament. 1 Steph. Comm. 116. A town or place organized for local government