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Musical movement started by Motown Record Corporation that introduced artists such as The Funk Brothers, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Martha & The Vandellas, Rare Earth, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Temptations, and The Contours.
Motown is the basis for every genre of music today.
by kayleigh November 05, 2004
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Another name for Detroit, Michigan, short for motor town, which originates from the location of general motors in said city
The tigers, lions, and pistons all play in Motown
by Sj playah May 10, 2008
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by Anonymous October 10, 2003
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by Anonymous September 06, 2003
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In poker, a pair of jacks and a pair of fives. Comes from pronunciation "jacks and fives" sounding like Jackson 5, famous band on Motown Records.
Dead Man's Hand (AA88) beats Motown (JJ55).
by Coell May 12, 2005
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Modesto, ca 209 where gangstas at, we like the yay, we play no games.. i'm from San Ho, but somewhat raced here so i gotta give it some luv u know
where u from?
MO TOWN!..

modesto, turlock0, Merced,Tracy,Stockton, etc.
by Big Booty Ho September 30, 2004
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Morgantown, West Virginia. Home of the best party school in the nation... WVU! Also the couch burning capitol of the world.
Hey man, that couch is on FIRE!!! F*CKIN' AWESOME!!! I F*CKING LOVE MOTOWN!!! LETS GO MOUNTAINEERS!!!
by TheSaxMachine October 21, 2004
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