supercity

noun
su·​per·​city | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌsi-tē How to pronounce supercity (audio) \

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Examples of supercity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crown experiment of this state planner’s dream will be a new supercity—the Xiongan New District—personally decreed by Mr. Xi on Beijing’s southern outskirts. Andrew Browne, WSJ, "Xi Jinping Shapes Beijing in His Image, Laying Foundation for Long Reign," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of supercity

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Supercity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercity. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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