midtown etymology

English word midtown comes from English toon, English mid-

Detailed word origin of midtown

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
toon English (eng) (Geordie) A town. A southeast Asian and Australian tree (Toona ciliata or Toona australis) of the mahogany family with fragrant dark red wood and flowers that yield a dye.. The wood of this tree. (Can we verify([http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiktionary%3ARequests+for+verification%2FEnglish&action=edit&section=new&preload=Template:rfv- [...]
mid- English (eng) Amid.. Denoting the middle part.. During, in the middle of doing something.. Occupying a middle position.
midtown English (eng) (US) The part of a city between uptown and downtown.

Words with the same origin as midtown

Descendants of toon
Toon Army