Definition of Cities

1. Noun. (plural of city) ¹



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Definition of Cities

1. city [n] - See also: city

Medical Definition of Cities

1. A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan centre. (12 Dec 1998)

Cities Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cities

cithara
citharai
citharas
citharist
citharistic
citharists
cither
cithern
citherns
cithers
cithren
cithrens
citicism
citie
citied
cities (current term)
citification
citifications
citified
citifies
citify
citifying
citigrade
citiless
citiner
citiners
citing
citizen
citizen's arrest
citizen extraordinaire

Literary usage of Cities

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1. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"In 827 cities the minimum budget approved for-33 is 6.3 per cent lower than ... In only 45.2 per cent of the 1388 cities reporting on the question will the ..."

2. The City: Urban Communities and Their Problems by Alan S. Berger (1978)
"cities provide their residents with conveniences, services, and opportunities not available ... In our older and larger cities this is no longer the case. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1862)
"The solitudes of Asia and Africa were once covered with flourishing cities, whose populousness, and even whose existence, was derived from such artificial ..."

4. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"THE GREEK cities THE GREEK cities THAT WERE REALLY STATES WE modern people love the sound of the word "big." We pride ourselves upon the fact that we belong ..."

5. Municipal Administration by John Archibald Fairlie (1901)
"ALTHOUGH a striking characteristic of the nineteenth century, the phenomenon of great cities is by no means confined to this period, and such cities are to ..."

6. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1850)
"I find 46 cities and walled towns in Alsatia, a small province in Germany, ... The Low Countries generally have three cities at least for one of ours, ..."

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