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city

noun

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a thickly settled, highly populated area
  • commuters who drive every day between their homes in the suburbs and their jobs in the city

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The first known use of city was in the 13th century

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“City.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/city. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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