midtown

noun
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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midtown adjective

Examples of midtown in a Sentence

Rents in midtown are very expensive.

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Tucson police are investigating the shooting of a 1-year-old child Tuesday afternoon at a house in midtown. Arizona Daily Star, azcentral, "Tucson police: 1-year-old seriously wounded in shooting," 30 July 2019 In light of the midtown blackout in New York City, individuals are likely concerned about what happens if their home were to lose power during a heat wave. Nicole Blackwood, baltimoresun.com, "5 things you should know about heat exhaustion," 19 July 2019 In light of the midtown blackout in New York City, individuals are likely concerned about what happens if their home were to lose power during a heat wave. Nicole Blackwood, baltimoresun.com, "5 things you should know about heat exhaustion," 19 July 2019 Unterria Rogers, 33, who was a postal worker in midtown Mobile, was sentenced in federal court for using a firearm in the furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, according to the United States Attorney’s office in Mobile. Christopher Harress | Charress@al.com, al.com, "Mobile postal worker jailed after weed delivery scheme discovered," 16 July 2019 In light of the midtown blackout in New York City, individuals are likely concerned about what happens if their home were to lose power during a heat wave. Nicole Blackwood, chicagotribune.com, "It’s Chicago’s hottest week of the year: 5 things you should know about heat exhaustion," 12 July 2019 But that smoke could migrate to Anchorage, where the Chugach Mountains were barely visible silhouettes Sunday afternoon and people walked through midtown covering their faces with their shirts. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, "More record-breaking heat and wildfire smoke forecast for week of Fourth of July," 1 July 2019 Late Sunday, people walked through midtown Anchorage covering their faces with their shirts, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, "Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice," 1 July 2019 The incident took place on the 1400 block Navco Road south of midtown. Christopher Harress | Charress@al.com, al.com, "No bond for Mobile man accused of killing unborn baby in capital murder case," 21 June 2019

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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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midtown

noun

English Language Learners Definition of midtown

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

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