American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The upper part of a town or city.
- adv. To, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city.
- adj. Of, relating to, or located uptown.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To or in the upper part of a town.
- Situated in or belonging to the upper part of a town: as, an up-town residence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Colloq. U. S. To or in the upper part of a town.
- adj. Colloq. U. S. Situated in, or belonging to, the upper part of a town or city
- adv. toward or in the upper part of town
- n. a residential part of town away from the central commercial district
- adj. of or located in the upper part of a town
“A short distance away in the same area, generally, but a little bit of what we call uptown, over here is what you'll find is called Baptist Medical Center, is over here.”
“Narration Bubble: The dopest graffiti gang in uptown Comet, The Raggs were as skilled as they were elusive.”
“Keeping up with Reg's wintry theme from yesterday, I decided to leave the warm confines of my palatial winter estate in uptown Mitchieville to take a few pictures of what Mitchieville looked like after yesterdays storm.”
“There is suitable dramatic tension throughout the book like when, following one lead, Joe takes a train uptown to The Hood, a vampire clan that takes no prisoners ... for longer than it takes to have them provide ghoulish entertainment, anyway.”
“They too would be wrong as today is Blogfest 2007 at 'The Manor' in uptown Mitchieville.”
“Like the Mood Swings track I posted the other day, this song was recorded at Flowers Studio in uptown Minneapolis and features Senne on guitar, bass, piano and vocals, and local musician (of the Ocean Blue, Polara) Peter Anderson on drums.”
“Toronto's transit traffic pattern of the last twelve or thirteen years, and particularly during the last five years, indicates a relatively high increase in uptown-crosstown traffic compared with the lower, more established routes.”
“The courthouse area became known as uptown, and the railroad area became known as 'Downtown' or 'Whiteville Depot.”
“Ask to see a room, then stay for dinner or have a drink in the lounge, the former drawing room, furnished with an antique wooden bar from the Savoy Hotel in San Francisco. ok i've lived in PT for 30 years now and have NEVER heard anyone call uptown "upper PT". it is just uptown.”
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A sad song by Dar Williams, from her album The Honesty Room.
The blue it speaks so full
It's like the beauty one can barely stand
Or too much things dropped in your ...
...less so elsewhere.
Colloquial geographic phrases based on relative directions. (If that didn't make sense, just scroll down. You'll get it.)
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