downtown


downtown
1. noun
a) either the lower, or the business center of a city or town

That shot came from way downtown!

b) Outside the three-point line, or generally far from the basket.
Syn: CBD, Central Business District, city
2. adverb
in, or towards the downtown area

You need to go downtown four blocks.

of, relating to, or situated in the downtown area

John walked everyday to his downtown job.


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