downtown downtown  /ˈdaʊn ˈtaʊn/


  1. (n) the central area or commercial center of a town or city
  2. (adj) of or located in the lower part of a town, or in the business center
  3. (adv) toward or in the lower or central part of town



  1. It is rush hour in So Paulo, and I am riding pillion through the frenetic streets of downtown.
  2. For years, downtown storekeepers in the nation's cities have been standing morosely watching all the ladies go byto the suburban shopping centers.
  3. Now head downtown to William Land Elementary School.


  1. Downtown Memphis sees construction crews return

    The Great Recession silenced construction crews throughout the Memphis area, and that was especially evident Downtown, where ambitious, skyline-changing projects were put on hold, reconfigured or scrapped altogether.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WKRN Nashville

  2. Downtown Father's Day Events

    Things happening in Downtown Cincinnati for Father's Day
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Local 12 Cincinnati

  3. Downtown streets see construction

    Beginning Monday, some downtown streets will be affected by construction as part of the Downtown
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Tuscaloosa News

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  1. "This morning, I did something I have never done in my life," Letterman told his audience. "I had to go downtown and testify before a grand jury."
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: David Letterman Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. A spokesman for Public Safety Minister Vic Toews, Chris McCluskey, said the minister is being continuously updated "on the destructive and violent activity taking place in downtown Toronto." "These images are truly shocking to Canadians....
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Vic Toews Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "Please come to downtown to play safely, we need to celebrate this. It should be a victory for the city, not a defeat," Beck told the news conference.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Beck Source: The Associated Press

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