city center

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city center (plural city centers) (American spelling)

  1. The central business and shopping area of a city.
    • 2014 Jan. 21, Benjamin Preston, "Automobiles: Wheelies," New York Times (retrieved 19 Feb 2014):
      In an effort to tackle mounting greenhouse gas emissions, the city of Hamburg, Germany, has decided to ban all cars from the city center by 2034.
    Synonyms: (US) downtown, central business district

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