city·​wide | \ ˈsi-tē-ˌwīd How to pronounce citywide (audio) \

Definition of citywide

: including or involving all parts of a city a citywide blackout

Examples of citywide in a Sentence

The ban on smoking in public places is citywide.

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Stuttgart, home of Daimler and Porsche, will impose a citywide ban. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "The Lessons of ‘Dieselgate’," 4 Jan. 2019 Tonight, she's planned a small meeting to gather support for a citywide parks initiative, which includes a measure on this November's ballot to raise the city's sales tax by 3/8th of a penny. Moni Basu, CNN, "Blue state, red valley: In this part of California, a new generation is more woke than ever," 1 June 2018 The Journal Sentinel reported that Sandra had taken third place just two years earlier in a citywide competition with her essay commemorating the life of Martin Luther King. Ivan Moreno, The Seattle Times, "Man arrested after girl, 13, fatally shot in Milwaukee home," 20 Nov. 2018 Directed by About Face’s artistic director, Megan Carney, the show will be a citywide multi-generational performance that gathers lessons from the LGBTQ+ past to mobilize for a better future. Kt Hawbaker,, "About Face Theatre sets 2018-19 season with two Chicago premieres and a world premiere," 10 July 2018 Ranked-choice voting has been used in San Francisco since 2004 to elect the mayor, city attorney, board of supervisors and other citywide offices. Washington Post, "AP EXPLAINS: San Francisco race raises ranked-choice voting," 7 June 2018 And Walsh has launched big education initiatives from City Hall, including the early stages of devising a citywide school construction plan and overhauling high schools. James Vaznis,, "With Chang out, parents ponder future," 23 June 2018 The citywide curfew will run from 10 pm until 6 am. Paulina Dedaj, Fox News, "Police arrest 5 in North Carolina as looters begin to capitalize on Florence chaos," 16 Sep. 2018 Much of Liberty Park is in a census tract whose median household income is barely half the citywide median. Sven Berg, idahostatesman, "A 60-year-old fuel terminal could leave Boise’s Bench. Here’s what could replace it.," 11 July 2018

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1870, in the meaning defined above

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: including or involving all parts of a city

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