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  1. Citynoun

    popular, shortened form for the City of London, the historic core of London where the Roman settlement of Londinium was established

    Square Mile

Princeton's WordNet

  1. city, metropolis, urban centernoun

    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

    "Ancient Troy was a great city"

    metropolis, urban center

  2. citynoun

    an incorporated administrative district established by state charter

    "the city raised the tax rate"

    metropolis, urban center

  3. city, metropolisnoun

    people living in a large densely populated municipality

    "the city voted for Republicans in 1994"

    metropolis, urban center

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. citynoun

    incorporated town

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cityadjective

    municipal, urban

  2. citynoun


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  1. Riad Haddad:

    Our troops, backed by Russian aviation, are encircling the city and preparing for a ground invasion.

  2. Eddie Johnson:

    We're getting ready to go into summer months, I have to focus on violent crime and keeping this city safe.

  3. Black Lives Matter-aligned:

    I support social justice issues, social justice matters, i pushed for implicit bias training within the city. I am not a racist.

  4. Harold Li:

    Hongkongers have made it clear that they want more, better transportation options in our city, and Uber is deeply committed to making sure they have unrestricted access to safe, reliable, quality options.

  5. Steve Warren:

    They encircle the city almost like a boa constrictor.

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