Translation of "city" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (TOWN) 市镇 uk us /ˈsɪt.i/ US  /ˈsɪt̬-/

a large town

Many of the world's cities have populations of more than 5 million. 世界上许多城市的人口超过500万。
Wellington is the capital city (= centre of government) of New Zealand. 惠灵顿是新西兰首都。

any town in the UK which has a cathedral (= large, important church)

The city of Ely has about 10 000 inhabitants. 伊利市有大约1万居民。

(Translation of “city noun (TOWN)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)