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Downtown vs. Midtown

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Downtownadjective

of, relating to, or situated in the central business district

‘John walked everyday to his downtown job.’;

Midtownnoun

(US) The part of a city between uptown and downtown

Downtownadverb

in or towards the central business district

‘You need to go downtown four blocks.’;

Downtownadverb

(basketball) Outside the three-point line, or generally far from the basket.

‘That shot came from way downtown!’;

Downtownnoun

The main business part of a city or town, usually located at or near its center.

Downtownnoun

the commercial center of a town or city

Downtownadjective

of or located in the lower part of a town, or in the business center;

‘downtown Manhattan’; ‘delinquents roaming the downtown streets’;

Downtownadverb

toward or in the lower or central part of town

Downtownadjective

in or relating to the central part or main business and commercial area of a town or city

‘downtown Chicago’; ‘a downtown bar’;

Downtownadverb

in or into a downtown area

‘I drove downtown’;

Downtownnoun

the downtown area of a town or city

‘the heart of Pittsburgh's downtown’;

Downtown

Downtown is a term primarily used in North America by English speakers to refer to a city's commercial, cultural and often the historical, political and geographic heart, and is often synonymous with its central business district (CBD). It is marked by a cluster of tall buildings, cultural institutions and the convergence of rail transit and bus lines.

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