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Definition of City

City

  1. A large town.
  2. 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.
  3. The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city.
  4. Of or pertaining to a city.

City Quotations

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
George Burns

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
John F. Kennedy

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Aristotle

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
Albert Camus

This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Plato
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City Translations

city in Afrikaans is stad
city in Danish is by
city in Dutch is wereldstad, grote stad
city in Finnish is kaupunki
city in German is Stadt, Stadtzentrum
city in Latin is urbs urbis
city in Norwegian is by
city in Portuguese is vila, cidade
city in Spanish is ciudad
city in Swedish is stad

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