down town


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Noun1.down town - the center of a citydown town - the center of a city      
city, metropolis, urban center - a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city"
hub - a center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation; a focal point around which events revolve; "the playground is the hub of parental supervision"; "the airport is the economic hub of the area"
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But come on down town an' I'll show you the outfit right now.
He drove down town to a board stable, and took her through to a large, roofed inclosure in the rear.
Maybe you think that's all I brought you down town for," he replied enigmatically.
He took it and bit it to see if it was good, and then he said he was going down town to get some whisky; said he hadn't had a drink all day.
De Ville will bear watching,' I said to myself, and I really breathed easier when I saw him go out the entrance to the circus grounds and board an electric car for down town.
You'll be asked the question down town,' said the man.
Well, you know,' said the Deputy Lock, shrugging his shoulders with his hands in his pockets, and shaking his head in a sulkily ominous manner, 'the parish authorities down town will have it out of you, if you go on, you may take your Alfred David.
Bounderby knew it was somewhere down town, but knew no more respecting it.
We done up the di'monds in a paper and put our names on it and put it in the keep of the hotel clerk, and told him not to ever let either of us have it again without the others was on hand to see it done; then we went down town, each by his own self--because I reckon maybe we all had the same notion.
Now you'd better hustle out to Unwin and Harrison and get on down town.
Later on he ordered a carriage, and made several calls down town.
Which that same identical," said Joe, going down a new track, "do comb my 'air the wrong way sometimes, awful, by giving out up and down town as it were him which ever had your infant companionation and were looked upon as a playfellow by yourself.