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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The hyperloop solution could allow for the entire stretch to be done in less than 1 hour, and essentially create one large supercity. Jennifer Jacobs Dungs, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 Once everyone’s destiny is predetermined, that dynamism dies, and New York is just another stratified supercity. New York Times, 8 June 2021 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, 3 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supercity was in 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Supercity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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