independent city

noun

: a city in the state of Virginia having a status equivalent to that of a county

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of independent city was in 1911

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“Independent city.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/independent%20city. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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