Definition of central city in English:

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central city


A heavily populated city at the center of a large metropolitan area.
Example sentences
  • The downtown of the central city in the metropolitan area is Center 1 in each case.
  • Most African Americans also continue to live inside the central cities of metropolitan areas.
  • Neither the number in poverty nor the poverty rate changed in central cities or outside metropolitan areas.

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Syllabification: cen·tral cit·y

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