Meaning of “uptown” in the English Dictionary

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"uptown" in British English

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uptownadverb, adjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌʌpˈtaʊn/ us /ˌʌpˈtaʊn/ 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.

(Definition of “uptown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uptown" in American English

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uptownadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˌʌpˈtɑʊn/

in or toward the northern part of a city or town:

We could walk uptown or we could take the train.

(Definition of “uptown” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)