city / ˈsɪt i /


city 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural cit·ies.

  1. a large or important town.
  2. an incorporated municipality, usually governed by a mayor and a board of aldermen or councilmen.
  3. the inhabitants of a city collectively: The entire city is mourning his death.
  4. a municipality of high rank, usually based on population.
  5. a borough, usually the seat of a bishop, upon which the dignity of the title has been conferred by the crown.
  6. the City, the major metropolitan center of a region; downtown: I'm going to the City to buy clothes and see a show.the commercial and financial area of London, England.
  7. a city-state.
  8. Slang. a place, person, or situation having certain features or characteristics: The party last night was Action City. That guy is dull city.

city 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun

large town


  1. The people leaving New York are disproportionately older, richer, more established professionals — people who need the city less.
  2. The video fueled a rumor that the Illinois National Guard was being sent to the city to put it on “lockdown.”
  3. Dueñas said authorities threatened him when he publicly questioned police mistreatment of LGBTQ people in Cárdenas, a city adjacent to Matanzas.
  4. In Delaware, Beebe Healthcare, a hospital in the city of Lewes that serves the Rehoboth Beach area, was one of five Delaware hospitals to receive a score of 100 in the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index report.
  5. They took over a big chunk of the city, 20 percent of the city.
  6. Throughout the fifties, in city after city, fluoridation became the subject of fierce debate.
  7. To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
  8. Today, the city is an Asian hipster outpost, with shopping malls, clothing boutiques, and mixologist-prepared cocktails.
  9. “I love my job and I love my city and I am committed to the work here,” he said in a statement.
  10. Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.
  11. This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
  12. When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.
  13. You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
  14. Cheap as they are, they are a poorer speculation than even corner lots in a lithographic city of Nebraska or Oregon.
  15. The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.