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city centre Line breaks: city cen¦tre
(US city center)

Definition of city centre in English:


The central part or main business and commercial area of a city: a new metro station provides a direct link to the city centre
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  • The new building lies in a slightly scruffy district to the north of the city centre.
  • During the 1960s, the university decamped to a suburban greenfield site at Belfield, to the south of the city centre.
  • In 1930, the museum abandoned a Georgian-style building to commission a new building on a site close to the city centre.
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