Chinatown

noun
Chi·​na·​town | \ ˈchī-nə-ˌtau̇n How to pronounce Chinatown (audio) \

Definition of Chinatown

: the Chinese quarter of a city

Examples of Chinatown in a Sentence

We had dinner in Chinatown.

First Known Use of Chinatown

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Chinatown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinatown. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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Chinatown

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English Language Learners Definition of Chinatown

: the area of a city where many Chinese people live

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