a council area in central Scotland, created from part of Lothian region in 1996. Pop: 448 370 (2003 est). Area: 262 sq km (101 sq miles)
The big city is used to refer to a large city which seems attractive to someone because they think there are many exciting things to do there, and many opportunities to earn a lot of money .
(in Britain ) short for City Code on Takeovers and Mergers : a code laid down in 1968 ( later modified ) to control takeover bids and mergers
the department of a newspaper office dealing with financial and commercial news
You can refer to people as folk or folks .
The city hall is the building which a city council uses as its main offices.
You can use life to refer to the things that people do and experience that are characteristic of a particular place, group, or activity.
the developmental plan for a city or town arrived at through the process of city planning
city in W Calif.: suburb of San Francisco: pop. 104,000
a place or condition of prosperity, comfort, success, etc.
a sovereign or autonomous city; city-state
Jerusalem, esp when regarded as the focal point of the religions of Judaism, Christianity, or Islam
city in E Iowa : pop. 62,000
a city which is a military objective but is completely demilitarized and left open to enemy occupation in order to gain immunity, under international law, from bombardment and attack
city in SC Arizona : pop. 38,000
an area set up with tents, esp. as to house homeless or displaced persons
the financial and commercial district of Greater London
a town that has civic associations, such as reciprocal visits and cultural exchanges, with a foreign town, usually of similar size and sometimes with other similarities, as in commercial activities
a port and the largest city in Belize, on the Caribbean coast: capital until 1973, when that function was transferred inland to Belmopan owing to hurricane risk . Pop: 53 000 (2005 est)
a city in S Nigeria, capital of Edo state: former capital of the kingdom of Benin . Pop: 1 022 000 (2005 est)
a city in W Nevada, capital of the state. Pop: 55 311 (2003 est)
an extrovert and rhythmic style of blues, usually accompanied by a band
a short holiday spent in a city
The city center is the busiest part of a city, where most of the shops and businesses are.
The city centre is the busiest part of a city, where most of the shops and businesses are.
the editor in charge of financial and commercial news
a person who is active or prominent in the public affairs of a city, such as an alderman
Your rival is a person, business, or organization who you are competing or fighting against in the same area or for the same things.
a state consisting of a sovereign city and its dependencies . Among the most famous are the great independent cities of the ancient world, such as Athens, Sparta, Carthage, Thebes, Corinth, and Rome
a city in SW Kansas, on the Arkansas River : famous as a frontier town on the Santa Fe Trail . Pop: 25 568 (2003 est)
a planned town of limited size with broad streets and spacious layout, containing trees and open spaces and surrounded by a rural belt
You use inner city to refer to the areas in or near the centre of a large city where people live and where there are often social and economic problems .
an industrial city in NE New Jersey, opposite Manhattan on a peninsula between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers : part of the Port of New York ; site of one of the greatest railway terminals in the world. Pop: 239 097 (2003 est)
a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers : important centre of livestock and meat-packing industry . Pop: 442 768 (2003 est)
the capital of Mexico, on the central plateau at an altitude of 2240 m (7350 ft): founded as the Aztec capital (Tenochtitlán) in about 1300; conquered and rebuilt by the Spanish in 1521; forms, with its suburbs, the federal district of Mexico; the largest industrial complex in the country. Pop: 20 998 543 (2015 est)
the legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape province, situated in the southwest on Table Bay : founded in 1652, the first White settlement in southern Africa; important port. Pop: 3 660 447 (2015 est)
the capital of Panama, near the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal : developed rapidly with the building of the Panama Canal; seat of the University of Panama (1935). Pop: 1 672 810 (2015 est)
a city in the Philippines, on central Luzon adjoining Manila : capital of the Philippines from 1948 to 1976; seat of the University of the Philippines (1908). Pop: 2 173 831 (2000)
city in W S. Dak ., in the Black Hills : pop. 60,000
city in NW Utah : pop. 88,000
Chicago, Ill .
city in W Iowa, on the Missouri River: pop. 85,000
Sister cities are cities in different countries that have formally established a special relationship with each other involving, for example, cultural and sports events.
a large football stadium in South Africa, in the Soweto area of Johannesburg ; headquarters of the South African Football Association
city in NE N. J .: suburb of Jersey City: pop. 67,000
a resort in SE New Jersey on Absecon Beach, an island on the Atlantic coast . Pop: 40 385 (2003 est)
city in NW La ., on the Red River opposite Shreveport: pop. 56,000
the seat of government of a country or other political unit
the principal municipality of a metropolitan area, surrounded by suburbs and smaller towns; esp., the crowded, industrial, often blighted area