downtown


1down·town

adjective \ˌdan-ˈtan\

Definition of DOWNTOWN

1
:  of, relating to, or located in the lower part or business center of a city
2
:  hip, trendy <downtown music>
downtown adverb

Examples of DOWNTOWN

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

First Known Use of DOWNTOWN

1836

Rhymes with DOWNTOWN

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2down·town

noun \ˌdan-ˈtan, ˈdan-ˌ\

: 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.

Full Definition of DOWNTOWN

:  the lower part of a city; especially :  the main business district
down·town·er \-ˈta-nər\ noun

First Known Use of DOWNTOWN

1845

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