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city meaning

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  • A city is a large and permanent human settlement. Cities generally have complex systems for sanitation, utilities, land usage, housing, and transportation.
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  • NounPLcitiesSUF-ity
    1. A large settlement, bigger than a town.
      1. São Paulo is one of the largest cities in South America. ‎
    2. (Australia) The central business district; downtown.
      1. I'm going into the city today to do some shopping. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Faye had spaced the pots at 8-inch intervals on the windowsill. The cities are evenly spaced.
      • The city grew over the years by gobbling up land around its limits.
      • The various intermixings of natives, immigrants, and tourists gave the city a cosmopolitan air.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • City were also the victors on that occasion 56 years ago, winning 5-0, but this visit was portrayed as a measure of their progress against the 19-time champions.
      • City felt they were victims of an injustice after 16 minutes when Silva's free-kick floated straight in, but French official Stephane Lannoy adjudged that Joleon Lescott had fouled keeper Jorg Butt.
      • City will reportedly look to have a fee for Aguero.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • For a nervous twenty-four hours, three wanted criminals were at large in the city.
      • He goes to the park to come away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
      • Follow the urbexers as they navigate the inner and outer surfaces of our forbidden cities.

Meaning of city for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "city" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Difficultness: Level 1
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