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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The first-ever ESSENCE Fashion House is in full effect and Black fashion elite have descended on midtown NYC to share the wealth. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "Grab These Gems From ESSENCE Fashion House Retail Gurus," 5 Sep. 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 The New York City Fire Department said power outages, which started just before 7 p.m., spanned midtown and the Upper West Side, from Fifth Avenue to the Hudson River and the West 40s to 72nd Street. oregonlive, "Blackout NYC 2019: Scenes from power outage on anniversary of 1977 blackout," 13 July 2019 For two days, the 58-year-old woman has been racing around her midtown Bungalow trying to make sure her storm drains are clear of debris. Tim Craig, Washington Post, "Anxiety grips New Orleans as residents flee city, brace for heavy rain and hurricane-force winds," 12 July 2019 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

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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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