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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

Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds - it's the production of food and fiber from the world's land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
Allan Savory

When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.
Georgia O'Keeffe

Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact.
Roseanne Barr

Nature is a petrified magic city.
Novalis

After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story of the European Union.
David Cameron
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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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