Definition of central city
: a city that constitutes the densely populated center of a metropolitan area
Examples of central city in a sentence
The central city is losing population, while the suburbs are expanding.
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CENTRAL CITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of central city for English Language Learners
: the center part of a large city
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