to, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city: He rode uptown on the bus.
1. moving toward, situated in, or pertaining to the upper part of a town: Take the uptown bus.
2. of, for, or characteristic of affluent people; elegant, stylish, or luxurious: uptown fashions; uptown tastes.
the uptown section of a town or city: Uptown is less crowded.
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