mid·​town | \ ˈmid-ˌtau̇n How to pronounce midtown (audio) , -ˈtau̇n\

Definition of midtown

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

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Examples of midtown in a Sentence

Rents in midtown are very expensive.

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The actress was spotted leaving (what's likely) her hotel in midtown that same day in a completely different, more casual outfit. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Sophie Turner Wore Her Cozy Louis Vuitton House Slippers Outside," 3 Apr. 2019 Darga recently designed a parking lot on the midtown campus of the nonprofit Children’s Center. Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press, "Ilitches can maximize parking money thanks to favorable city ruling on LCA lot designs," 6 Mar. 2018 Justus, a first-term councilwoman and former Missouri senator, enjoys popularity in her district that covers parts of Brookside, midtown, downtown and portions of Briarcliff in the Northland. Steve Vockrodt, kansascity, "Ripple effects from Kander's candidacy felt down KC ballot as two drop council bids," 25 June 2018 The party was for Lohan’s new reality show, Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club, which premieres tonight on MTV, and the club had been done up to resemble as close to an island hot spot as a midtown hotel in January could manage. Bridget Read, Vogue, "Rebooting Lindsay Lohan," 8 Jan. 2019 The midtown uniform appears to have taken hold post-2008, when many financial firms loosened their once-strict suit-and-tie dress code. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "How the Fleece Vest Became the New Corporate Uniform," 24 July 2018 My brother’s a UPS driver who spends his days double-parked all over midtown. Justin Davidson, Daily Intelligencer, "Why You Should Be in Favor of Congestion Pricing in New York," 27 Mar. 2018 The club, inside a midtown studio space, offers a wide range of workshops in a low-stress environment. Gigi Engle, SELF, "6 Real Classes You Can Take to Get Better at Sex," 27 Nov. 2018 The event’s organizers are a loose collaboration of individuals in midtown who focus on 10 areas: art, community, communications, education, environment, health, justice, resources, science and spirituality. Dan Kelly, kansascity, "KC events May 17-23: Royals vs. Yankees, T-Bones, Darren Knight, ‘On Your Feet’ | The Kansas City Star," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of midtown

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of midtown was in 1882

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English Language Learners Definition of midtown

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

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