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city

cit·y

city

 
 
pronunciation:
sI ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: cities
definition 1: a large and significant town, usu. a locally governed commercial and population center.
Many cities, such as Boston, New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans, developed around sailing ports.Many people work in the city and commute to their homes outside it.
 
synonyms:
metropolis
similar words:
asphalt, burg, jungle, megalopolis, municipality, town
definition 2: the residents of a city collectively.
It seemed as if the whole city had come out to see the parade.The city elected another democrat as mayor this year.
similar words:
town
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