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Informal. a city or town.
History/Historical. a fortified town.
Contemporary Examples

‘Is It Good For The Jews?’ Is Not The Question Shany Mor December 8, 2013
Yes, TNR, There Really is an American Jewish Cocoon Peter Beinart December 3, 2013
Meet The Israeli Left’s New Ideas Factory Ali Gharib April 17, 2013

Historical Examples

The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin
Jennie Baxter, Journalist Robert Barr
Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12) Various
Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
The Romance of Morien Jessie L. Weston
The Story Of Gunnlaug The Worm-Tongue And Raven The Skald Anonymous
The Last Miracle M. P. Shiel

(history) a fortified town
(US, informal) a town or city


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