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up•town



Pronunciation: (
adv., n.up'toun';
adj.up'toun"),
[key]
adv.
to, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city: He rode uptown on the bus.

adj.
1. moving toward, situated in, or pertaining to the upper part of a town: Take the uptown bus.
2. of, for, or characteristic of affluent people; elegant, stylish, or luxurious: uptown fashions; uptown tastes.

n.
the uptown section of a town or city: Uptown is less crowded.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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