Definition of “the Big Smoke” - English Dictionary

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“the Big Smoke” in British English

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the Big Smokenoun [ S ]

uk /ˌbɪɡ ˈsməʊk/ us /ˌbɪɡ ˈsmoʊk/ UK informal

a large city, 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)

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