Top Definition
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
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
The best music ever
by Anonymous October 10, 2003
Cool 60's music
by Anonymous September 06, 2003
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
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?

modesto, turlock0, Merced,Tracy,Stockton, etc.
by Big Booty Ho September 30, 2004
The gay neighborhood of any city or town.
Chad: "Where do you live?"
Brad: "The gay village."
Chad: "You mean Motown?"
Brad: "You got it!"
by cfbaines June 22, 2009

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