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downtown

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adjective down·town \ˌdau̇n-ˈtau̇n\

Definition of downtown

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or located in the lower part or business center of a city

  2. 2 :  hip, trendy <downtown music>

downtown

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Examples of downtown in a sentence

  1. <the downtown clientele of this bistro come to be seen, and the food is only an afterthought>



1836

First Known Use of downtown

1836


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downtown

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noun down·town \ˌdau̇n-ˈtau̇n, ˈdau̇n-ˌ\

Simple Definition of downtown

  • : the main or central part of a city or town : the part of a city or town where there are tall buildings, stores, offices, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of downtown

  1. :  the lower part of a city; especially :  the main business district

downtowner

play \-ˈtau̇-nər\ noun

1845

First Known Use of downtown

1845


DOWNTOWN Defined for Kids

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downtown

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noun down·town \ˌdau̇n-ˈtau̇n, ˈdau̇n-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of downtown for Students

  1. :  the main or central part of a city or town




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downtown

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adverb down·town \ˌdau̇n-ˈtau̇n\

Definition of downtown for Students

  1. :  to or toward the main or central part of a city or town <walked downtown>





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