Character 4
Hyphenation cit y
Pronunciations /sɪtɪ/

Definitions and meanings of "City"

What do we mean by city?

A center of population, commerce, and culture; a town of significant size and importance. noun

An incorporated municipality in the United States with definite boundaries and legal powers set forth in a charter granted by the state. noun

A Canadian municipality of high rank, usually determined by population but varying by province. noun

A large incorporated town in Great Britain, usually the seat of a bishop, with its title conferred by the Crown. noun

The inhabitants of a city considered as a group. noun

An ancient Greek city-state. noun

Used in combination as an intensive. noun

The financial and commercial center of London. Used with the. noun

A large and important town; any large town holding an important position in the state in which it is situated. noun

The inhabitants of a city, collectively. noun

Medina in Arabia, where Mohammed took refuge when driven by conspirators from Mecca, his native city, a. d. 622. noun

Pertaining to a city; urban: as, a city feast; city manners; “city wives,”

Pertaining to the class of tradespeople, as opposed to people of birth.

One engaged in mercantile pursuits, as distinguished from one whose interests are landed, agricultural, or professional; a business man.

A large town. noun

A corporate town; in the United States, a town or collective body of inhabitants, incorporated and governed by a mayor and aldermen or a city council consisting of a board of aldermen and a common council; in Great Britain, a town corporate, which is or has been the seat of a bishop, or the capital of his see. noun

The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city. noun

Of or pertaining to a city. adjective

See under Council. adjective

A large settlement, bigger than a town; sometimes with a specific legal definition, depending on the place.

A settlement granted special status by royal charter or letters patent; traditionally, a settlement with a cathedral regardless of size.

The central business district; downtown.

A large amount of something (used after the noun).

Synonyms and Antonyms for City

The word "city" in example sentences

How many school buses that could have taken them out of the city just sat there, unused, because the * city* government couldn't get their girdle in gear abuot it? ❋ Unknown (2008)

So ˜Istanbul™ denotes one thing, namely the Turkish city, ˜city™ denotes many things, namely all cities, and ❋ Simons, Peter (2007)

_ A town or village so _near_ to a _city_ that it may be used for residence by those doing business in the city. ❋ Elmer W. Cavins (N/A)

Rome created the word that denotes this marvellous and monstrous phenomenon, of history, the enormous city, the deceitful source of life and death -- _urbs_ -- _the city_. ❋ Guglielmo Ferrero (1906)

The observation of even the miscellaneous objects in a large city leads to a variety of concepts, and in the end, by comparison, to the general notion, _city_. ❋ Charles Alexander McMurry (1893)

But now, in regular employment, in a city, -- _their own city_! ❋ Carlton McCarthy (1872)

This might be all well enough, but the question was, how were these troops, strangers to the city, to find out where "_such parts of the city_" were in which was "_the greatest danger from the rioters_?" ❋ Joel Tyler Headley (1855)

In plain English: "Insert the values $zip, $city, and $state into the columns id, city, and state in the char_zipcode table." ❋ Bravo77 (2009)

The expression could be something like this it. city = @city OR @city IS NULL ❋ Unknown (2009)

InsertCommand = "INSERT INTO [emp] ([city], [state]) VALUES (@city, @state)" ❋ Unknown (2008)

"In determining upon the evacuation of the city I necessarily, as soon as the enemy's fleet had passed the forts, regarded the position _the same as if both their army and navy were present before the city_, making due allowance simply for the time it would take them to transport their army up. ❋ Unknown (1877)

UpdateCommand = "UPDATE prospects SET salespn = @salespn, class = @class, updated = GetDate (), company = @company, contact = @contact, title = @title, street = @street, city = @city, state ❋ Unknown (2010)

The biggest issue for the city is the spenders in city hall and the council that lets it continue. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But for more palatable marketing purposes to the YPG class, a group for which the term "minivan" has largely fallen into disfavor, I prefer the term "city wagon." ❋ Unknown (2011)

The main city is known as Sitka, but there is little independence, and any whisperings of nationalization are immediately quashed. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In this small inner city neighborhood in Tennessee, we use the term city very loosely here, it is the homeowners that do their own mowing, usually on the weekends. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Growing number of Elementary school teacher in city is very well. ❋ Unknown (2006)

I use the term city or urban areas very loosely, so urban and suburban areas and their ecologies overlap in my head. ❋ DN Lee (2008)

Eight aspiring country singers pursue their dreams in the title city in this new observational reality series from the producers of Laguna Beach. ❋ Unknown (2007)

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