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下町, したまち

  • shitamachi
JLPT LEVEL 2

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • low-lying part of a city (usu. containing shops, factories, etc.)
  • Shitamachi (low-lying area of eastern Tokyo near Tokyo Bay, inc. Asakusa, Shitaya, Kanda, Fukugawa, Honjo, Nihonbashi, Kyobashi and surrounds)

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Examples of 下町,したまち in a Sentence

彼女下町生まれ育った She was born and brought up on the backstreets.
ディッケンズの考えが、ロンドンの下町生き生きした描写と共に読者には伝わる Dickens' thoughts come across along with the vivid depiction of old London.
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