Uptown
Uptown Up"town`, a. Situated in, or belonging to, the upper part of a town or city; as, a uptown street, shop, etc.; uptown society. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Uptown — Sprache Deutsch Verlag Uptown Verlag Gm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Uptown — (Рим,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Different locations in Rome city, Трастевере, 00187 Рим …   Каталог отелей

  • Uptown — Up*town , adv. To or in the upper part of a town; as, to go uptown. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uptown — chiefly N. Amer. ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB 1) of, in, or into the residential area of a town or city. 2) (as adjective ) of or characteristic of an affluent area or people. ► NOUN ▪ an uptown area …   English terms dictionary

  • uptown — [up′toun΄] adj., adv. 1. of, in, like, to, or toward the upper part of a city or town, usually the part away from the main business district 2. of, in, to, or toward the central part or business district of a town: a rural and small town usage n …   English World dictionary

  • uptown — (n.) 1802, the higher or upper portion of a town, from UP (Cf. up) + TOWN (Cf. town). As this usually was the residential portion of a town (especially a port) the word had overtones of that. Specific meaning more prosperous area of town is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Uptown — The term uptown often refers to a specific portion of a city in contrast with the local downtown area. The uptown neighborhood or neighborhoods, separated from the city s lower or central business district, may often be residential, sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • uptown — [[t]ʌ̱pta͟ʊn[/t]] ADV: ADV after v If you go uptown, or go to a place uptown, you go away from the centre of a town or city towards the edge. Uptown sometimes refers to a part of the city other than the main business district. [mainly AM] He rode …   English dictionary

  • uptown — uptowner, n. adv., n. /up town /; adj. /up town /, adv. 1. to, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city: He rode uptown on the bus. adj. 2. moving toward, situated in, or pertaining to the upper part of a town: Take the uptown bus. 3. of,… …   Universalium

  • uptown — up|town [ˌʌpˈtaun] adv AmE in or towards an area of a city that is away from the centre, especially one where the streets have larger numbers in their names and where people have more money →↑downtown ▪ He now lives in an apartment a little… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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