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Chinatown

[chahy-nuh-toun] /ˈtʃaɪ nəˌtaʊn/
noun
1.
the main Chinese district in any city outside China.
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Chinatown

/ˈtʃaɪnəˌtaʊn/
noun
1.
a quarter of any city or town outside China with a predominantly Chinese population
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Chinatown

n.

1857 in California, from China + town. But from 1852 in a St. Helena context.

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