Chinatown

[ chahy-nuh-toun ]
/ ˈtʃaɪ nəˌtaʊn /

noun

the main Chinese district in any city outside China.

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Chinatown
/ (ˈtʃaɪnəˌtaʊn) /

noun

a quarter of any city or town outside China with a predominantly Chinese population
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