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- n. the central part of a city
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Jakarta was still a sleepy backwater in those days, with few buildings over four or five stories high, cycle rickshaws outnumbering cars, the city center and wealthier sections of town-with their colonial elegance and lush, well-tended lawns-quickly giving way to clots of small villages with unpaved roads and open sewers, dusty markets, and shanties of mud and brick and plywood and corrugated iron that tumbled down gentle banks to murky rivers where families bathed and washed laundry like pilgrims in the Ganges.
The group has over 30,000 square feet of office space in Colombo’s city center and also operates branch offices in the capitals of the central, northern, and southern regions of Sri Lanka.
Roup's tavern was on a lonely side street well off the main road that led to the city center and the Cabal seat of power.
She and Shay had walked all the way into the city center before calling Tachs to bring new boards, a hike that would have laid up any normal human for days.