midtown

noun mid·town \ ˈmid-ˌtau̇n , -ˈtau̇n \

Definition of midtown

:a central section of a city; especially :one situated between sections conventionally called downtown and uptown

midtown

adjective

Examples of midtown in a Sentence

  1. Rents in midtown are very expensive.

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First Known Use of midtown

1882


MIDTOWN Defined for English Language Learners

midtown

noun

Definition of midtown for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a city or town between its downtown and uptown



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