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Q: What is the difference between townspeople and citizen ?
A: Similar words but citizen would sound more natural in most cases. I've usually heard people referred to as 'townpeople' in classic English literature or films. To be a citizen is to be native to a state, country or nation. Example: The townspeople of a town are people who live there. vs. Mary is a citizen of the United States.

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Q: [...] most of whom were townspeople with little more to their name than Bob himself.

What does "more to their name" mean?
A: To their name in this case means 'things they own, like houses or money' so someone with little to their name is poor.

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