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Motown

1. A shortening of the nickname "Motor Town," given to Detroit, Michigan, a center of auto manufacturing in the US. We're heading down to Motown for the weekend—want to come?
2. A genre of music featuring elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, and gospel popularized by African-American musicians of the Detroit-based record company Motown Records. The name is a trademark. Is there a more universally loved genre than Motown? Put it on at any party and everyone loves it.

Motown

(ˈmotɑʊn)
n. motor town, Detroit, Michigan. We went to Motown to buy a car once.
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The Motown Museum is also expected to become a national and international tourist destination.
It is very gratifying to support the expansion of the Motown Museum, and in doing so, we strengthen an institution that has great historical and cultural significance to our region and the world, said Jimmy Settles, vice president, UAW.
org/) Motown Museum is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Detroit and sees thousands of visitors a year.
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Motown became a musical sensation that continues to attract loyal devotees today.
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ALF a century of hits from the iconic Motown Records will be celebrated during a concert in Wales this weekend.