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(out) on the town

Out for a fun night of celebrating and/or socializing in a town or city. We were out on the town last night for Valerie's birthday, that's why we're all exhausted today. I had a night on the town with my closest friends from school last weekend.
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on the town

Also, out on the town. In spirited pursuit of entertainment offered by a town or city, as in We went out on the town last night. [Early 1700s]
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on the town

enjoying the entertainments, especially the nightlife, of a city or town. informal
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(out) on the ˈtown

(also a night (out) on the ˈtown/on the ˈtiles) (informal) visiting restaurants, clubs, theatres, etc. for entertainment, especially at night: For a birthday treat they took him out on the town.The students went for a night on the tiles after the last exam.
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on the town

Informal
In spirited pursuit of the entertainment offered by a town or city.
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