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Business district   /bˈɪznəs dˈɪstrɪkt/   Listen
Business district

The central area or commercial center of a town or city.  Synonym: downtown.

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"Business district" Quotes from Famous Books

... that veiled the city's big human workaday side and showed only the cold, blue-white residence streets palm-shaded and remote, and the inhospitable closed stores and shops of the business district, that gave Johnny a lost, lonesome feeling of utter homelessness. For the matter of that, Johnny could not remember when he was not homeless—but he did not often feel depressed by the fact. He followed ...
— The Thunder Bird • B. M. Bower

... comfortable office in a plain, comfortable building on Clay Street, not far from the heart of the business district. It was on the second floor, and its one window opened to the rear, and faced a desolate assortment of back yards, rear walls, and rickety stairways. The floor had a worn carpet, and there was a desk, a few ...
— Blindfolded • Earle Ashley Walcott

Words linked to "Business district" :   Tin Pan Alley, city district

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