Definitions for motownˈmoʊˌtaʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mo•townˈmoʊˌtaʊn(n.)

  1. Detroit, Michigan: a nickname.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. an upbeat, often pop-influenced style of rhythm and blues associated with Detroit and with numerous black vocalists since the 1950s.

    Category: Music and Dance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Detroit, Motor City, Motown(noun)

    the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor

Wiktionary

  1. Motown(ProperNoun)

    Detroit

  2. Motown(ProperNoun)

    A jack and a five as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em

  3. Motown(ProperNoun)

    A style of artists/bands which recorded for Motown Records.

    They may be a rock band, but their retro style shows a heavy Motown influence.

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