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up·town

 (ŭp′toun′)
n.
The upper part of a town or city.
adv. (ŭp′toun′)
To, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city.
adj.
Of, relating to, or located uptown.

up′town′er n.

uptown

(ˈʌpˈtaʊn)
adj, adv
(Human Geography) towards, in, or relating to some part of a town that is away from the centre
n
(Human Geography) such a part of a town, esp a residential part
ˈupˈtowner n

up•town

(adv., n. ˈʌpˈtaʊn; adj. -ˌtaʊn)

adv.
1. to, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city, usu. the part away from the main business section.
adj.
2. moving toward, situated in, or pertaining to the upper part of a town or city: Take the uptown bus.
n.
3. the uptown section of a town or city.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uptown - a residential part of town away from the central commercial districtuptown - a residential part of town away from the central commercial district
city - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"
residential area, residential district, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
Adj.1.uptown - of or located in the upper part of a townuptown - of or located in the upper part of a town; "uptown residential areas"
downtown - of or located in the lower part of a town, or in the business center; "downtown Manhattan"; "delinquents roaming the downtown streets"
Adv.1.uptown - toward or in the upper part of townuptown - toward or in the upper part of town
downtown - toward or in the lower or central part of town
Translations
esikaupunki

uptown

[ˈʌpˈtaʊn] (US)
A. ADVhacia las afueras, hacia los barrios exteriores

uptown

[ˌʌpˈtaʊn] (mainly US)
adv [live] → dans les quartiers résidentiels; [go, travel] → vers les quartiers résidentiels
adj [club, district] → des quartiers résidentiels

uptown

(US)
adj (= in Northern part of town)im Norden (der Stadt); (= in residential area)im Villenviertel; personanspruchsvoll; bar, club, theatre, storevornehm; uptown New Yorkder Norden von New York
advim Norden der Stadt; → im Villenviertel; (with movement) → in den Norden der Stadt; → ins Villenviertel
nVillenviertel nt

uptown

[ˌʌpˈtaʊn] (Am)
1. adv (walk, drive) → verso i quartieri residenziali; (live) → in un quartiere residenziale
2. adjdei quartieri residenziali
References in classic literature ?
"Tim Lacy told me he got some once from a croaker uptown and fed 'em to his girl in soda water.
Old Johnny there waiting to see me, no end of a swell, Phillson, the uptown lawyer.
When she recovered we went uptown and had an ice cream.
Men who had finished the evening meal and who had planned to go uptown to talk the eve- ning away with other men at the back of some store changed their minds.
THE old man was uptown again before breakfast, but couldn't get no track of Tom; and both of them set at the table thinking, and not saying nothing, and looking mournful, and their coffee getting cold, and not eating anything.
She had been walking the first time he had ever seen her, thirteen years before, when her father had led his family uptown from the station, the day of their arrival in Fallon.
The way led uptown, past the City Hall and the Fourteenth Street skyscrapers, and out Broadway to Mountain View.
The working class did not come uptown any more to see how we were taking the strike.
In the beginning, Uptown was a conduit for grant fundraising and one of the group's most notable projects, Streetscape, came from a grant to spruce up downtown Clinton.
He was successful on Sands Rising and Uptown Lad, both trained by father Bob at Newburn, Newcastle
Black Ensemble Theater, located in Uptown on the city's North Side, was established in 1976.
In the decision to exhibit painting and sculpture in the uptown venue, the space of Manhattan is, in effect, divided: Masterpieces by Dubuffet and Matisse converse with their semblables uptown, while what is housed a hundred blocks below - what remains of visual culture, that is, when painting and sculpture are excluded - is made to attempt a more perilous conversation across the disciplines and practices of French photography, architecture, video, film, design, and installation art of the last forty years.