City - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsɪti|  American pronunciation of the word city
Brit.  |ˈsɪti|  British pronunciation of the word city

noun

- a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts(syn: metropolis)

Ancient Troy was a great city

- an incorporated administrative district established by state charter

the city raised the tax rate

- people living in a large densely populated municipality(syn: metropolis)

the city voted for Republicans in 1994

Examples

Major cities like London, Tokyo, and Rome

The city is working to make the streets safer.

A lawsuit against the city

New York City

The nearest big city was St. Louis.

The city of Cleveland celebrated its 200th birthday with fireworks and an outdoor concert.

The city has been living in fear since last week's earthquake.

Ancient Troy was a great city.

Eternal City

City of the Seven Hills

City of Dreaming Spires

Ancient Troy was a great city

the city raised the tax rate

the city voted for Republicans in 1994

The storm downed power lines throughout the city.

Word forms

noun
singular: city
plural: cities
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