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I try to always have flowers in the house. I have a florist in Chinatown, and they deliver orchids every two weeks. I like living with living things.
Phillip Lim

Meaning of "Chinatown" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINATOWN

Chinatown  [ˈtʃaɪnəˌtaʊn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINATOWN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chinatown is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHINATOWN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chinatown

Chinatown

A Chinatown is historically any ethnic enclave of expatriate Chinese, Hong Kongese, Macanese and Taiwanese people. Areas known as "Chinatown" exist throughout the world, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australasia, Asia.

Definition of Chinatown in the English dictionary

The definition of Chinatown in the dictionary is a quarter of any city or town outside China with a predominantly Chinese population.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHINATOWN


Allentown
ˈælənˌtaʊn
Bridgetown
ˈbrɪdʒˌtaʊn
Cabbagetown
ˈkæbɪdʒˌtaʊn
Charlottetown
ˈʃɑːlətˌtaʊn
dogtown
ˈdɒɡˌtaʊn
Freetown
ˈfriːˌtaʊn
Georgetown
ˈdʒɔːdʒˌtaʊn
Hogtown
ˈhɒɡˌtaʊn
intown
ˈɪnˌtaʊn
Jamestown
ˈdʒeɪmzˌtaʊn
Kingstown
ˈkɪŋzˌtaʊn
midtown
ˈmɪdˌtaʊn
Motown
ˈməʊˌtaʊn
Provincetown
ˈprɒvɪnsˌtaʊn
Queenstown
ˈkwiːnzˌtaʊn
shantytown
ˈʃæntɪˌtaʊn
Tinseltown
ˈtɪnsəlˌtaʊn
toytown
ˈtɔɪˌtaʊn
Yorktown
ˈjɔːkˌtaʊn
Youngstown
ˈjʌŋzˌtaʊn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINATOWN

China ink
china root
China rose
China Sea
china stone
China tea
China tree
chinaberries
chinaberry
chinachina
Chinagraph
Chinagraph pencil
Chinaman
Chinamen
chinampa
Chinan

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINATOWN

chief town
company town
Cookstown
county town
downtown
ghost town
go to town
home town
man about town
market town
new town
Newtown
on the town
out-of-town
resort town
small town
small-town
town
twin town
uptown

Synonyms and antonyms of Chinatown in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Chinatown» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINATOWN

Find out the translation of Chinatown to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Chinatown from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Chinatown» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

唐人街
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Chinatown
570 millions of speakers

English

Chinatown
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चाइनाटाउन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحي الصيني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Chinatown
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Chinatown
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীনাপাড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quartier chinois
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chinatown
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chinatown
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャイナタウン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

차이나 타운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chinatown
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Chinatown
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சைனாடவுன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिनटाउन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çin mahallesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Chinatown
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Chinatown
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Chinatown
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Chinatown
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Chinatown
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Chinatown
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

China
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Chinatown
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Chinatown

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINATOWN»

The term «Chinatown» is very widely used and occupies the 17.509 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINATOWN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Chinatown

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QUOTES WITH «CHINATOWN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Chinatown.
1
Phillip Lim
I try to always have flowers in the house. I have a florist in Chinatown, and they deliver orchids every two weeks. I like living with living things.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINATOWN»

Discover the use of Chinatown in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Chinatown and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chinatown
Chinatown. City within a city.
William Low, 1997
2
Beyond Chinatown: The Metropolitan Water District, Growth, ...
I marvel at the multi-faceted inclusiveness of this story of water, region, politics, engineering, growth, and the environment."--Kevin Starr, University of Southern California
Steven P. Erie, 2006
3
Chinatown
An original graphic novel featuring the comic book antihero Goon follows the mob enforcer as he searches for a mysterious figure made entirely of wicker who is trying to edge him out of his territory.
Eric Powell, 2007
4
American Chinatown: A People's History of Five Neighborhoods
In American Chinatown, acclaimed travel writer Bonnie Tsui takes an affectionate and attentive look at the neighborhood that has bewitched her since childhood, when she eagerly awaited her grandfather's return from the fortune-cookie ...
Bonnie Tsui, 2009
5
God in Chinatown: Religion and Survival in New York's ...
God in Chinatown is a path breaking study of the largest contemporary wave of new immigrants to Chinatown.
Kenneth J. Guest, 2003
6
China to Chinatown: Chinese Food in the West
China to Chinatown tells the story of one of the most notable examples of the globalization of food: the spread of Chinese recipes, ingredients and cooking styles to the Western world.
J.A.G. Roberts, 2004
7
Chinatown
On the motion picture.
Michael Eaton, 1997
8
Chinatown
1930s Los Angeles. Jake Gittes is a successful 'bedroom dick': a private eye specialising in cases of marital infidelity. Paradoxically he might also be the last truly ethical man in a corrupt town.
Robert Towne, 2000
9
The New Chinatown
This new edition offers a revised and updated text as well as a new chapter on Chinatown in the 1990s.
Peter Kwong, 1996
10
Chinatown Gangs: Extortion, Enterprise, and Ethnicity
1. Introduction. 2.
Ko-lin Chin, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINATOWN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Chinatown is used in the context of the following news items.
1
World's largest Chinatown arch unveiled
MANILA, Philippines - The world's largest Chinatown arch was inaugurated on Tuesday, June 23, by Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada after more ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
2
Court date set in Chinatown corruption case
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The federal probe into corruption in San Francisco's Chinatown is headed to trial. On Tuesday, a court date for ... «KRON4.com, Jul 15»
3
Daikaya to double its presence in Chinatown with Bantam King, a …
It will be located just around the corner from the original Daikaya in Chinatown; the Shaw location of Daikaya is on track to open in late 2015 or ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
REVIEW: Jen Cafe – Chinatown, London
Jen Cafe is a fairly simple place but it's one of the stand-outs in London's Chinatown. Occupying a prime corner location in Newport Place, Jen ... «Gay Star News, Jul 15»
5
Hidden Coffee In Chinatown At San Francisco's Chapel Hill
You don't go to San Francisco's Chinatown to find good coffee. Five-dollar tabi boots, yeah; a plate of steaming xiaolong bao, of course; maybe ... «Sprudge, Jul 15»
6
Chicago's Chinatown Plans for Successful Future
For more than one hundred years, Chicago's Chinatown has been a hub of community, culture and commerce. Even as Chinatown populations ... «Next City, Jul 15»
7
Souls Of Chinatown: Summer 2015
... bring you quick on-the-street snapshots of the people we meet. Today, we visit some people of the Chinatown neighborhood for the first time. «Hoodline, Jul 15»
8
MJIC raises P674M for Chinatown hotel project
MANILA, Philippines - MJC Investments Corp., a company majority owned by the Manila Jockey Club Inc. of the Reyno family, has raised ... «Philippine Star, Jul 15»
9
Chinatown changes not about decline
The older parts of Chinatown are a mish-mash of tall narrow wood-and-brick ... Chinatown is changing on many levels — residentially, ... «Vancouver Courier, Jul 15»
10
Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, Where a Scoop of Durian Is Plain …
On the first June day to cross the 75-degree mark, the line at Chinatown Ice Cream Factory snaked out the door and under the bright yellow ... «New York Times, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chinatown [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chinatown>. Nov 2019 ».
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