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English definition of “uptown”

uptown

adverb, adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌʌpˈtaʊn/ US us  
in or towards the northern part of a city or town, especially if there is not much business or industry there: We could walk uptown or we could take the train. I can get lunch in Chinatown for half of what it costs uptown.
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