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city

  

      n   pl   , cities  
1    any large town or populous place  
2    (in Britain) a large town that has received this title from the Crown: usually the seat of a bishop  
3    (in the U.S.) an incorporated urban centre with its own government and administration established by state charter  
4    (in Canada) a similar urban municipality incorporated by the provincial government  
5    an ancient Greek city-state; polis  
6    the people of a city collectively  
7    modifier   in or characteristic of a city  
a city girl, city habits        (Related adjs)        civic       urban       municipal  
     (C13: from Old French cité, from Latin civitas citizenship, state, from civis citizen)  


Atlantic City  
      n   a resort in SE New Jersey on Absecon Beach, an island on the Atlantic coast. Pop.: 37986 (1990)  
Belize City  
      n   a port and the largest city in Belize, on the Caribbean coast: capital until 1973, when it was abandoned as hurricane-prone. Pop.: 48655 (1994)  
Benin City  
      n   a city in S Nigeria, capital of Edo state: former capital of the kingdom of Benin. Pop.: 229400 (1996 est.)  
cardboard city  
      n  
Informal   an area of a city in which homeless people sleep rough, often in cardboard boxes  
Carson City  
      n   a city in W Nevada, capital of the state. Pop.: 46770 (1995 est.)  
City  
      n  
the  
1    short for City of London: the original settlement of London on the N bank of the Thames; a municipality governed by the Lord Mayor and Corporation. Resident pop.: 5893 (1981)  
2    the area in central London in which the United Kingdom's major financial business is transacted  
3    the various financial institutions located in this area  
City and Guilds of London Institute  
      n   (in Britain) an examining body for technical and craft skills, many of the examinations being at a lower standard than for a degree,   (Often shortened to)    City and Guilds  
city blues  
      n   functioning as sing     (Jazz)      another name for       urban blues  
City Code  
      n   (in Britain) short for City Code on Takeovers and Mergers: a code laid down in 1968 (later modified) to control takeover bids and mergers  
City Company  
      n   (in Britain) a corporation that represents one of the historic trade guilds of London  
city desk  
      n  
1      (Brit)   the department of a newspaper office dealing with financial and commercial news  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   the department of a newspaper office dealing with local news  
city editor  
      n     (on a newspaper)  
1      (Brit)   the editor in charge of financial and commercial news  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   the editor in charge of local news  
city father  
      n   a person who is active or prominent in the public affairs of a city, such as an alderman  
city hall  
      n  
1    the building housing the administrative offices of a city or municipal government  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)  
a    municipal government  
b    the officials of a municipality collectively  
3      (U.S.)  
informal   bureaucracy  
city manager  
      n   (in the U.S.) an administrator hired by a municipal council to manage its affairs  
   See also       council-manager plan  
City of God  
      n  
1      (Christianity)   heaven conceived of as the New Jerusalem  
2    the Church in contrast to the world, as described by St Augustine  
city planning  
      n      the U.S. term for       town planning  
  city planner      n  
city slicker  
      n  
Informal  
1    a person with the sophistication often attributed to city people  
2    a smooth tricky untrustworthy person  
city-state  
      n   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, and Rome  
city technology college  
      n   (in Britain) a type of senior secondary school specializing in technological subjects, set up in inner-city areas with funding from industry as well as the government,   (Abbrev.)    CTC  
Dodge City  
      n   a city in SW Kansas, on the Arkansas River: famous as a frontier town on the Santa Fe Trail. Pop.: 21130 (1990)  
Eternal City  
      n   the. Rome  
Forbidden City  
      n  
the  
1    Lhasa, Tibet: once famed for its inaccessibility and hostility to strangers  
2    a walled section of Beijing, China, enclosing the Imperial Palace and associated buildings of the former Chinese Empire  
free city  
      n   a sovereign or autonomous city; city-state  
garden city  
      n     (Brit)   a planned town of limited size with broad streets and spacious layout, containing trees and open spaces and surrounded by a rural belt  
   See also       garden suburb  
Guatemala City  
      n   the capital of Guatemala, in the southeast: founded in 1776 to replace the former capital, Antigua Guatemala, after an earthquake; university (1676). Pop.: 1167495 (1995)  
Ho Chi Minh City  
      n   a port in S Vietnam, 97 km (60 miles) from the South China Sea, on the Saigon River: captured by the French in 1859; merged with adjoining Cholon in 1932; capital of the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) from 1954 to 1976; university (1917); U.S. headquarters during the Vietnam War. Pop.: 4322300 (1993 est.),   (Former name (until 1976))    Saigon  
Holy City  
      n  
the  
1    Jerusalem, esp. when regarded as the focal point of the religions of Judaism, Christianity, or Islam  
2      (Christianity)   heaven regarded as the perfect counterpart of Jerusalem  
3    any city regarded as especially sacred by a particular religion  
inner city  
      n  
a    the parts of a city in or near its centre, esp. when they are associated with poverty, unemployment, substandard housing, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
inner-city schools     
Jefferson City  
      n   a city in central Missouri, the state capital, on the Missouri River. Pop.: 35481 (1990)  
Jersey City  
      n   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.: 229039 (1996 est.)  
Kansas City  
      n  
1    a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers: important centre of livestock and meat-packing industry. Pop.: 441259 (1996 est.)  
2    a city in NE Kansas, adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri. Pop.: 142654 (1996 est.)  
Mexico City  
      n   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.: 9815795 (1990)  
Oklahoma City  
      n   a city in central Oklahoma: the state capital and a major agricultural and industrial centre. Pop.: 469852 (1996 est.)  
Panama City  
      n   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.: 452041 (1995 est.)  
Quezon City  
      n   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.: 1676644 (1994 est.)  
Salt Lake City  
      n   a city in N central Utah, near the Great Salt Lake at an altitude of 1330 m (4300 ft.): state capital; founded in 1847 by the Mormons as world capital of the Mormon Church; University of Utah (1850). Pop.: 172575 (1996 est.)  
Vatican City  
      n   an independent state forming an enclave in Rome, with extraterritoriality over 12 churches and palaces in Rome: the only remaining Papal State; independence recognized by the Italian government in 1929; contains St Peter's Basilica and Square and the Vatican; the spiritual and administrative centre of the Roman Catholic Church. Languages: Italian and Latin. Currency: lira. Pop.: 1000 (1997 est.). Area: 44 hectares (109 acres),   (Italian name)    Città del Vaticano     (Also called)    the Holy See  
Welwyn Garden City  
      n   a town in SE England, in Hertfordshire: established (1920) as a planned industrial and residential community. Pop.: 42087 (1991)  
Windy City  
      n  
      n  
the  
Informal   Chicago, Illinois  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
Advanced Life Support
intensive care in out of ICU setting
exp.
in real life
[Internet slang] Life in the real world, in contrast to life on the Internet.
n.
Basic Life Support
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
n.
very imposing or impressive
[Bus.];
n.
training or Intensive Care in out hospital Intensive care setting
Medical term; See also Mobile Intensive Care Unit
n.
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Medical term
n.
advanced life support mobile intensive care unit
Medical term
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
n.
person who assists elderly people in their daily life
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
exp.
Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
[Tech.]
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
n.
person born at the end of the 90s ; persons starting their teen life of the beginning of the years 2000
n.
a person who prefers to interact with his/her Google glasses rather than communicating with people in real life
[Neologism]
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
exp.
Potential of web system and mechanism for eternal life exists within the cyberspace.
[Tech.]
n.
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide
n.
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
[Tech.]
prep.
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
o.
taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.

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