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uptown

adverb
     
Related topics: Geography
up‧town American English
SG in or towards an area of a city that is away from the centre, especially one where the streets have larger numbers in their names and where people have more money [↪ downtown]:
He now lives in an apartment a little farther uptown.
uptown adjective:
uptown neighborhoods
uptown noun [uncountable]

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