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city British & World English

A large town

city New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

use the City for London's financial area; abbreviation in name of sports clubs C

the City in city British & World English

short for City of London.

Bay City British & World English

An industrial city in eastern Michigan, on the Saginaw River, near Lake Huron; population 33,874 (est. 2008)

city desk British & World English

The department of a newspaper dealing with business news

city farm British & World English

A farm established within an urban area for educational purposes

city gent British & World English

A businessman working in the financial district of the City of London

city hall British & World English

The administrative building of a municipal government

city page British & World English

The part of a newspaper or magazine that deals with the financial news

Daly City British & World English

A city in north central California, southwest of San Francisco; population 101,514 (est. 2008)

edge city British & World English

A relatively large urban area situated on the outskirts of a city, typically beside a major road

fat city British & World English

A condition of great prosperity or good fortune

free city British & World English

A city that forms an independent state; a city state

holy city British & World English

A city held sacred by the adherents of a religion

Iowa City British & World English

A city in eastern Iowa; population 67,831 (est. 2008). Founded in 1838, it was the state capital until replaced by Des Moines in 1858

open city British & World English

A city declared to be unfortified and undefended and so, by international law, exempt from enemy attack

Sun City British & World English

A retirement community in south central Arizona, northwest of Phoenix; population 38,309 (2000)

tent city British & World English

A large collection of tents, typically one forming temporary or makeshift accommodation for refugees or homeless people

twin city British & World English

Either of two neighbouring cities lying close together

Ybor City British & World English

An industrial and commercial section of Tampa in Florida, noted for its Cuban culture and cigar industry

Yuba City British & World English

A commercial city in north central California, northwest of Sacramento; population 61,226 (est. 2008)

Belize City British & World English

The principal seaport and former capital (until 1970) of Belize; population 65,200 (est. 2008)

Carol City British & World English

A suburban community in southeastern Florida, north of Miami; population 59,443 (2000)

Carson City British & World English

The state capital of Nevada; population 54,867 (est. 2008)

city centre British & World English

The central part or main business and commercial area of a city

city editor British & World English

A person dealing with financial news in a newspaper

city father British & World English

A person concerned with or experienced in the administration of a city

city state British & World English

A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state

Culver City British & World English

A city in southwestern California, west of Los Angeles, an industrial and filmmaking center; population 38,580 (est. 2008)

Dodge City British & World English

A city in SW Kansas; population 25,689 (est. 2008). Established in 1872 as a railhead on the Santa Fe Trail, it rapidly gained a reputation as a rowdy frontier town

Garden City British & World English

A city in southwestern Kansas, on the Arkansas River; population 28,557 (est. 2008)

garden city British & World English

A new town designed as a whole with much open space and greenery

inner city British & World English

The area near the centre of a city, especially when associated with social and economic problems

Jersey City British & World English

An industrial city in NE New Jersey, on the Hudson River opposite New York City; population 241,114 (est. 2008)

Kansas City British & World English

Each of two adjacent cities in the US, situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, one in NE Kansas; population 142,562 (est. 2008), and the other in NW Missouri; population 451,572 (est. 2008)

Kuwait City British & World English

A port on the Persian Gulf, the capital of Kuwait; population 32,400 (est. 2005)

Mason City British & World English

An industrial city in northern central Iowa; population 27,337 (est. 2008)

Mexico City British & World English

The capital of Mexico; population 8,720,916 (2005). Founded in about 1300 as the Aztec capital Tenochtitlán, it was destroyed in 1521 by the Spanish conquistador Cortés, who rebuilt it as the capital of New Spain

Panama City British & World English

The capital of Panama, situated on the Pacific coast close to the Panama Canal; population 425,600 (est. 2009)

Pearl City British & World English

A city in Hawaii, on southern Oahu Island, on Pearl Harbor; population 30,976 (2000)

Phenix City British & World English

A city in eastern Alabama, on the west bank of the Chattahoochee River, across from Columbus in Georgia; population 31,125 (est. 2008)

Ponca City British & World English

An industrial city in north central Oklahoma; population 24,507 (est. 2008)

Queen City British & World English

The pre-eminent city of a region

Quezon City British & World English

A city on the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines; population 2,679,500 (est. 2007). It was established in 1940 and from 1948 to 1976 it was the capital of the Philippines

Rapid City British & World English

A city in southwestern South Dakota, the commercial center for Black Hills and Mount Rushmore tourism; population 65,491 (est. 2008)

silver city British & World English

A mining town, especially Broken Hill in New South Wales

Sioux City British & World English

A commercial and industrial city in northwestern Iowa, on the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers; population 82,807 (est. 2008)


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