core city

noun

Definition of core city

: central city Commuter trains also serve a more affluent clientele in the suburbs, generally bringing white-collar workers to core cities.— Don Phillips

Examples of core city in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While Verizon tends to start at the core city and work its way outwards, C-band can be used to bring a new internet option to rural Collins, NY, Deer Trail, CO, or other outlying towns in the new PEAs. Sascha Segan, PCMAG, 18 July 2022 In May 1970, the suburbs and core city were merged, including police, fire and schools. Hartford Courant, 14 Apr. 2022 Vintage 2021 estimates also showed micro areas — defined as having a core city of less than 50,000 residents — gaining population from mid-2020 to mid-2021, after years of slow growth or declining population. Mike Schneider, ajc, 24 Mar. 2022 Vintage 2021 estimates also showed micro areas — defined as having a core city of less than 50,000 residents — gaining population from mid-2020 to mid-2021, after years of slow growth or declining population. Mike Schneider, chicagotribune.com, 24 Mar. 2022 Vintage 2021 estimates also showed micro areas — defined as having a core city of less than 50,000 residents — gaining population from mid-2020 to mid-2021, after years of slow growth or declining population. NBC News, 24 Mar. 2022 The price index covers consumers in this core city and the surrounding urban areas. Bryan Mena, WSJ, 13 Feb. 2022 The reconstituted board -- made up of eight Dallas seats and the rest spread among the surrounding DART member cities -- has since been far smarter about balancing the core city’s best interest with a commitment to regionalism. Sharon Grigsby, Dallas News, 31 Aug. 2021 Groningen previously bought 10 fuel cell vehicles from Holthausen Clean Technology, The city has set a goal of eliminating all carbon emission in the core city by 2025 and throughout the entire city by 2035. Greg Gardner, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of core city

1965, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jul 2022

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“Core city.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/core%20city. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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