Chinatownnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈtʃaɪ.nə.taʊn/ us /ˈtʃaɪ.nə.taʊn/
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- Chinatown was quite extensive and all its frail structures swarmed, like bee-hives, with inhabitants.
- Hundreds of Chinese men, women and children, all carrying baggage to the limit of their strength, made their way into the limited Chinatown of Oakland.
- The cab turned into the narrow cobbled streets of Chinatown, past the dark windows, Chinese stores and restaurants, a region that, deserted now, appeared in the early morning quiet ominous rather than peaceful.
- The limits of Oakland's Chinatown have already been extended, and the strictest police regulations are in force to prevent further enlargement.
- They are chiefly devoted to the retailing of such food as the occupants of Chinatown delight in, and over many of them the Chinese national emblem can be seen flying.