Definition of open city in English:

open city

Syllabification: o·pen cit·y

noun

A city declared to be unfortified and undefended and so, by international law, exempt from enemy attack: MacArthur declared Manila an open city and ordered his army to withdraw into the Bataan peninsula

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Pronunciation: ˌintərˈnesēn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict