noun \ˈsi-tē-ˌstāt also -ˈstāt\

: a state that has its own government and consists of a city and the area around it

Full Definition of CITY-STATE

:  an autonomous state consisting of a city and surrounding territory

First Known Use of CITY-STATE



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July 06, 2015
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