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 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.
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.
I had to go down town for my gloves and to the principal's office to see if the grammar had been handed in, and that's the reason I'm so fine.
Down town, I mean: if you'll look me up in my office I'll take you to a very decent restaurant in that quarter.
Morse down town and studied his face in the lighted streets, longing all the while for some quick danger of death to threaten so that he might spring in and save her father.
Miss Brobity at that time kept, I will not call it the rival establishment to the establishment at the Nuns' House opposite, but I will call it the other parallel establishment down town.