Definition of city
- We spent the weekend in the city.
- The city rebelled against the oppressive government.
- The movie was shoot-out city.
- Getting lost in the maze was panic city.
major cities like London, Tokyo, and Rome
The city is working to make the streets safer.
a lawsuit against the city
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: a place where people live that is larger or more important than a town : an area where many people live and work
: the people in a city
the city : the government of a city
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