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the Big Smokenoun [S]

uk   us   UK informal
a ​largecity, ​especially London: I wouldn't like to ​live in the Big Smoke.
(Definition of the Big Smoke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Big Smoke”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大城市(尤指伦敦)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大城市(尤指倫敦)…
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