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city-state

noun [C]  /ˈsɪt̬·iˌsteɪt, -ˈsteɪt/
politics & government a city and its surrounding territory that together make an independent state
Translations of “city-state”
in Chinese (Traditional) (古代的)城邦…
in Chinese (Simplified) (古代的)城邦…
(Definition of city-state from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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