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the Citynoun [S]

uk   /ˈsɪti/  us   /ˈsɪṱ-/ FINANCE
the ​business and ​financialcentre of London, ​including Britain's ​mainfinancialorganizations such the Bank of England and the International Stock Exchange: It is one of the City's ​leadinginvestmentbanks. The ​bank was ​founded over 300 ​years ago in the City of London.
London's ​financialorganizations and the ​people who ​work for them, considered together as a ​group: Two months ago the ​retailgroup surprised the City with ​recordinterimprofits, up by 40% to £9.8m.
(Definition of the City from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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