city centre

noun
the central part of a city
Syn: ↑city center, ↑central city
Hypernyms: ↑center, ↑centre, ↑middle, ↑heart, ↑eye
Part Holonyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center

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city centre UK US noun [countable] [singular city centre plural city centres] british
the part of a city where the main shops and businesses are. The American word is downtown .
Thesaurus: areas in towns or citieshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ centres [count]
Brit : the main or central part of a city : the part of a city where there are tall buildings, stores, offices, etc. — compare downtown, town centre

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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