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English definition of “city”


noun [C] (TOWN)    /ˈsɪt.i/ US  /ˈsɪt̬.i/
A1 a large town : Many of the world's cities have populations of more than five million. Wellington is the capital city (= centre of government ) of New Zealand.Towns, cities and villages (general) any town in the UK that has a cathedral (= large , important church ): The city of Ely has about 15,000 inhabitants .Towns, cities and villages (general) Grammar:Geographical places
(Definition of city noun (TOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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