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a city boundary
▪ The new housing estates stretch beyond the old city boundaries.
a town/city/county jail
▪ He was held without bail for thirty days in the county jail.
cardboard city
cathedral cityBritish English (= one with a cathedral)
city centre
city council
city desk
city editor
city fathers
city hall
▪ The recycling program simply hasn’t been a high priority at City Hall.
city planning
city slicker
city/cat/night etc person (=someone who likes a particular kind of thing)
▪ I’m not a morning person.
city/garden etc wall
▪ the ancient city walls
edge city
garden city
host country/government/city etc
▪ the host city for the next Olympic Games
inner city
▪ the problems of our inner cities
local/state/city government
▪ The interference in local government by central government is not just financial, but political.
urban/city planner
▪ City planners are looking for ways to ease traffic.
▪ It is Possible that she might have come to the big city on her own.
▪ I had never lived in a big city before.
▪ The Metro almost makes driving in a big traffic-choked city a pleasure.
▪ Whenever I play the big cities now, the anticipation of coming home to the land is overwhelming.
▪ The village child needs to be aware of the noise and movement of the big city.
▪ From there it was only twenty miles to the big city.
▪ We want to build a line which will connect Seatown with the big cities.
▪ I also shivered because I was so nervous about being alone in this big foreign city with so many white people.
▪ Rome, in short, lived on its past simply by being a capital city.
▪ Both here and back in the capital city he would be surrounded by family and people who loved him.
▪ A tour of our wonderful capital city is not to be missed.
▪ But this capital city, home to 20 million people, proves far more than the sum of its plagues.
▪ The minority are much more Anglicized Creoles centered in and around the capital city of Freetown.
▪ Edinburgh is a capital city for postgraduate study.
▪ All medical facilities have been heavily concentrated in the capital city.
▪ Romantic behind its walls, yes, but nothing to the great city I had known.
▪ I love departing from the heart of one great city and coming into the heart of another.
▪ It spread fast in the contaminated water of the great cities, killing in all four epidemics about 100,000 people.
▪ Now, however, the great Latin cities fell prey to widespread depopulation, economic decline, and physical decay.
▪ Birmingham is a great city for a weekend break.
▪ We want to regard the police chief of our great city with deep respect.
▪ The urban crisis or the inner city problem conflates a number of quite different economic, political and social issues.
▪ The counter-demonstrators, a self-avowed violent anti-Klan group, consisted of young blacks and Hispanics from the inner city.
▪ They could be responsible for managing services covering 4,000 households, a large inner city estate or several former pit villages.
▪ The clinic records, from an inner city teaching hospital we examined indicate that some believe sildenafil may belong in this category.
▪ Those schools with the highest percentages of unauthorised absence were all inner city schools.
▪ On the other hand a garden associated with an inner city dwelling will usually need to have a more formal approach.
▪ The only exception, Hall argues, is if a new entrepreneurial tradition could be created in the inner city.
▪ Why should the department suddenly have directed its policies to the benefit of the inner city?
▪ Moreover, the large city or freight terminals had to have massive capacity to cope with intense seasonal pressures.
▪ Most large cities with a significant at-risk population now have such a centre.
▪ Opposing the large cities and states were the Clinton administration and Oklahoma as well as Wisconsin.
▪ Today, Sutton Coldfield has been swallowed up, at least on paper, by the larger city of Birmingham.
▪ In larger cities, ties to the land are less important and homogenizing influences have a greater impact.
▪ Yet starting a daily paper anywhere other than in a few large cities is scarcely an attractive investment.
▪ In 1853 the population went past fifty thousand and San Francisco became one of the twenty largest cities in the United States.
▪ In other major cities, students came out to voice their grievances, worries and hopes about reform.
▪ Those companies in major cities will have an easier time finding a consultant than those located in less-populated areas.
▪ Yvresse has only one major city: Tor Yvresse.
▪ In 1967, the nation was traumatized by race riots in a number of major cities.
▪ Riots were increasing over the capital, and communications had been broken with the other two major cities of Nicaea.
▪ Every province, every major city, has offices in Hong Kong.
▪ The same story of crumbling Victorian buildings, tunnels, pipes and walls is being repeated in all Britain's major cities.
▪ In the major cities of this nation, young men are starting drug businesses of their own.
▪ All of the other large cities had trends in the same direction, albeit on a less dramatic scale.
▪ Like other cities, it bargained with the emperor and also favoured the pope when it suited.
▪ Similar soviets had emerged in other cities earlier in the year, but that of St Petersburg took on unique importance.
▪ How many 30-second sound bites have been spent treating outrage in the streets of some other Arab cities as inexplicable?
▪ The wave of labour unrest coincided with falling share prices and increasing demonstrations by students in Seoul and other cities.
▪ The Labour Party gains its most consistent successes in London and the other major cities.
▪ Like every other city she could think of, this one was a mass of snarled traffic.
▪ This system was also adopted in other large cities.
▪ On-site parking for disabled people is available whilst there is both city centre and nearby pay parking.
▪ The information will be gathered in 4 city centre retail and catering firms and 3 sixth form colleges in Swansea.
▪ Rail tickets from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city centre and return with all air holidays.
▪ But these are of course the modern city centre outdoor shops.
▪ From the highest mountain pass to the busiest city centre.
▪ Some firms use old abandoned factories near the city centre for their warehouses but most prefer better sites.
▪ Read in studio A jogger has been stabbed by a group of youths while running through a city centre.
▪ Parking is available in Taylors Lane as well as the city centre.
▪ Belfast city council reduced rents in Smithfield market by a similar proportion.
▪ Public agencies get most of their funding from legislatures, city councils, and elected boards.
▪ Municipal elections in Rome Elections took place on Oct. 29-30, 1989, for the 80-seat city council of Rome.
▪ The city council done voted to take over these whole twelve blocks.
▪ Because the city council has this information, it no longer votes on line items: it votes on service levels.
▪ Birmingham city council says the tour will help it find new ways of dealing with racism.
▪ It resulted, he says, in people shying away from running for the city council.
▪ But then, city dwellers have never been long on modesty.
▪ Bartlett drew from the old-fashioned uniforms of the virile football player and the preening perfection of the city dweller.
▪ Far from being desperately poor peasants, the squatters were clearly city dwellers.
▪ Poverty has become persistent, and apparently self-reinforcing, for millions of city dwellers, most of them black or Hispanic.
▪ This assistance inevitably spilled over as an increase in general prosperity for the ordinary Milanese city dweller.
▪ Hospital workers once alert for the sound became inured to it, like city dwellers to the sound of sirens.
▪ It is the dilemma of city dwellers, of all those refugees from the past in search of the future.
▪ Police stood at highways and railroad stations to halt the exodus of thousands of city dwellers.
▪ Many neighborhoods and city governments are working on zoning laws, taxes and business regulations for home operations.
▪ He commutes 30 miles from his home in southwest Portland to a city government job in suburban Gresham.
▪ The city government has decided to clear the streets of the unsightly pedicab in the interests of humanity and prestige.
▪ Unlike most candidates calling for change or reform, Brown never had to forcefully criticize city government.
▪ There were the issues of controversial decisions made by city government.
▪ Although the city government promised an answer by late December, the appeal still is pending.
▪ Again, however, there's no evidence that voters wanted city government dismantled.
▪ In Akron and elsewhere, vibrant city governments are those that work in partnership with the private sector.
▪ Four thousand miners packed Sheffield's city hall one night that winter.
▪ How smart of you both just to go off to city hall and get married.
▪ Put it this way: You gon na have a city, you got ta build a city hall.
▪ C., state capitols, or city halls.
▪ Some downtown buildings, including city hall and the county courthouse, were evacuated.
▪ Zajedno leaders say they will assume control of Nis city hall next Monday.
▪ That act of citizen charity left Barry free to reclaim city hall once he got out of jail.
▪ The trio was given a triumphal parade up Broadway, followed by a reception at city hall.
▪ We may reach a point where the public costs of city life have to be greater than the private.
▪ Thoreau had made the Maine woods, along with Walden, a symbol of freedom from the cares of city life.
▪ By the late 1980s, the attractions of city life were not what they had once been for the peasants.
▪ Except for Aunt Pat, my transition to city life was a series of agonies.
▪ The economic crisis reached into every corner of city life.
▪ As I say, what Kip and I shared was a quick assimilation into city life.
▪ Every detail of city life must now be passed through the prism of the Olympics.
▪ If you enjoy city life, I recommend Galway.
▪ The would-be acquirer is said to live within the city limits of Santa Clara, California.
▪ Illiteracy does not restrict itself to city limits or the borders of school districts.
▪ Eventually a group of Arab youths becomes visible, running down the hill towards the giant Marlboro ad by the city limits.
▪ Since then, 1, 434 other people have been been killed in the city limits.
▪ People who reside inside the city limits make up 60 percent of the population of the community.
▪ I stumbled out of town with barely enough strength to reach the city limits.
▪ The city limits encompassed 91 square miles, and the water bill for the average household was $ 8.
▪ Tucson residents financially support libraries outside the city limits as well as those inside them.
▪ She came to San Diego from Claremont, where she was assistant city manager for seven years.
▪ Bobb, a former Santa Ana city manager, took the Richmond post in 1986.
▪ Wyatt liked the city manager, his tiredness and efficiency and harmless irascibility.
▪ Any city manager accepts the fact that he or she is at the mercy of the council majority, he said.
▪ Then Michael Brown was appointed city manager.
▪ Ted Gaebler, then city manager of Visalia, brought it to Visalia six months later.
▪ Bobb was a finalist for the city manager position in San Diego, but he was not selected.
▪ Then city officials sat tight and hoped it would pay off.
▪ Center and city officials play down the troubles, saying they are typical of any start-up operation.
▪ However, city officials make it clear that it will remain the only children's home in Ceuta.
▪ Most were in their beds when the powerful blast hit the middle-class district of Bowbazaar, said city officials.
▪ Both sites can hold up to 10, 000 demonstrators, according to city officials.
▪ For years, annexation has been the primary means by which city officials planned for growth.
▪ In past studies, city officials have said the problem may not be a lack of spaces but how spaces are used.
▪ Vaughan eventually found Tyndale in Antwerp and had several talks with him in a meadow outside the city walls.
▪ As we passed through the city wall, a great shout went up from the occupants of the car.
▪ In Cracow, sections of the city walls survive from Medieval building.
▪ It is a Bedouin band; and next morning there remains not a single living soul within those city walls.
▪ Enjoy a walk along the city walls and a stroll beside the Dee.
▪ Horns rang out from the city wall.
▪ The next morning they began their gruelling journey up the ancient Roman road which ran from London's city wall into Oxfordshire.
▪ Arad's name appeared again outside the fairground, in Vitra's transparent tent erected next to the old city wall.
▪ The surface was paved with massive stones and on these watery foundations Venice was built - a floating city!
▪ Several times they started to build a city, but they were always driven away by misfortunes or bad omens.
▪ The High Elves possess a great respect for their land and build their cities in harmony with nature as much as possible.
▪ He designed the Observatory office building in the city, which later won a Merseyside Civic Society building of the year award.
▪ Orlando, Florida, even struck a deal in which a developer built a new city hall.
▪ Large new stations designed to do just that were built in these three cities after the Second World War.
▪ Aztec settlers built their pyramid city on an island and created dikes to hold back floods.
▪ Ministers should also consider ways of improving sports facilities for youngsters living in inner cities, they claimed.
▪ I had never lived in a big city before.
▪ Growing numbers live in the city and travel outwards to work.
▪ We have lived mostly in cities for less than one thousand years.
▪ Needless to say, those who lived in the inner cities had a high index of deprivation.
▪ Half of the U. S. Latino population lives in these cities and the surrounding urban areas.
▪ Many of us are cut off from the natural Earth currents, especially when we live in cities.
▪ When gray squirrels live in cities, you can feed them out of your hand.
city/local/country boy
▪ For a local boy to come home, this is truly as good as it gets.
▪ Gary Boyce is a local boy who made it big.
▪ It was then that she noticed a tall blond man busy coaching some young local boys in football.
▪ Joseph must have been a country boy.
▪ Julie was a rich kid who loved to associate with the tougher, more daring local boys.
▪ Once a happy, handsome country boy, Inman has become hardened, cynical, burned out.
▪ They went wild with jubilation as they paid homage to the local boy who made President.
city/town/cave etc dweller
▪ Added to this is the vibration caused by heavy goods vehicles and the annoyance of air traffic suffered by all city dwellers.
▪ Bartlett drew from the old-fashioned uniforms of the virile football player and the preening perfection of the city dweller.
▪ But then, city dwellers have never been long on modesty.
▪ It is the dilemma of city dwellers, of all those refugees from the past in search of the future.
▪ Most shoppers know that only cave dwellers would pay the list price for electronics goods, for example.
▪ Poverty has become persistent, and apparently self-reinforcing, for millions of city dwellers, most of them black or Hispanic.
▪ This assistance inevitably spilled over as an increase in general prosperity for the ordinary Milanese city dweller.
▪ Unlike many town dwellers, farmers can at least eat well.
freedom of the city
▪ If so, he should expect the freedom of the city.
▪ The first boatman to be accepted into the freedom of the city was admitted in 1583.
in fat city
inner city/urban renewal
▪ Recent approaches to inner city renewal have relied very heavily on institutional innovations and tighter targeting of expenditure patterns.
nationwide/city-wide etc
walled garden/city/town etc
▪ Accommodation comprises 110 twin bedded bungalows and 15 Duplex Suites each with its own shady terrace and small walled garden.
▪ At Leicester the market place occupied the whole of the south-eastern quarter of the walled town.
▪ Founded in 1673, this small walled garden is the oldest botanical garden in the country after Oxford's.
▪ Like the people of Ferghana, its occupants were a settled people living in walled towns.
▪ She lives now in converted weaving cottages in Kilbarchan, a walled garden already rich in spring colours.
▪ The walled garden too had been carefully maintained.
▪ The existence of walled towns and castles created two problems.
▪ The house, dairy, farm buildings, walled garden and orchard show what life there was like eighty years ago.
▪ I was alone in a big city in a new country.
▪ It's an old city with about 200,000 residents.
▪ Leeds is a thriving, vibrant, and prosperous city.
▪ Panic swept the city after the earthquake.
▪ The city of Barcelona is famous for its wonderful architecture.
▪ The city of Parlier is in Fresno county.
▪ the ancient city of Damascus
▪ The major industrial cities were getting increasingly overcrowded.
▪ You should visit San Francisco. It's a beautiful city.
▪ He blew up five city blocks, of course.
▪ Many inner cities that were once treated as war zones have become pleasant and habitable again.
▪ Sant'Elia's city was a utopian metropolis designed on a monumental scale.
▪ Something that gives shape and meaning to the amorphous experience of waking up in a strange hotel room in a strange city.
▪ The survey looked at which cities cater for cyclists and covered everything from parking facilities to potholes.
▪ This romantic tale casts back to Ruritania especially in the implied distinction between city and country.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

City \Cit"y\ (s[i^]t"[y^]), n.; pl. Cities (s[i^]t"[i^]z). [OE. cite, F. cit['e], fr. L. civitas citizenship, state, city, fr. civis citizen; akin to Goth. heiwa (in heiwafrauja man of the house), AS. h[imac]wan, pl., members of a family, servants, h[imac]red family, G. heirath marriage, prop., providing a house, E. hind a peasant.]

  1. A large town.

  2. A corporate town; in the United States, a town or collective body of inhabitants, incorporated and governed by a mayor and aldermen or a city council consisting of a board of aldermen and a common council; in Great Britain, a town corporate, which is or has been the seat of a bishop, or the capital of his see.

    A city is a town incorporated; which is, or has been, the see of a bishop; and though the bishopric has been dissolved, as at Westminster, it yet remaineth a city.

    When Gorges constituted York a city, he of course meant it to be the seat of a bishop, for the word city has no other meaning in English law.

  3. The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city. ``What is the city but the people?''

    Syn: See Village.


City \Cit"y\, a. Of or pertaining to a city.

City council. See under Council.

City court, The municipal court of a city. [U. S.]

City ward, a watchman, or the collective watchmen, of a city. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

early 13c., in medieval usage a cathedral town, but originally "any settlement," regardless of size (distinction from town is 14c., though in English it always seems to have ranked above borough), from Old French cite "town, city" (10c., Modern French cité), from earlier citet, from Latin civitatem (nominative civitas; in Late Latin sometimes citatem) originally "citizenship, condition or rights of a citizen, membership in the community," later "community of citizens, state, commonwealth" (used, for instance of the Gaulish tribes), from civis "townsman," from PIE root *kei- "to lie; bed, couch; homestead; beloved, dear" (see cemetery).\n

\nThe sense has been transferred from the inhabitants to the place. The Latin word for "city" was urbs, but a resident was civis. Civitas seems to have replaced urbs as Rome (the ultimate urbs) lost its prestige. Loss of Latin -v- is regular in French in some situations (compare alleger from alleviare; neige from nivea; jeune from juvenis. A different sound evolution from the Latin word yielded Italian citta, Catalan ciutat, Spanish ciudad, Portuguese cidade.\n

\nReplaced Old English burh (see borough). London is the city from 1550s. As an adjective from c.1300. City hall first recorded 1670s to fight city hall is 1913, American English; city slicker first recorded 1916 (see slick); both American English. City limits is from 1825. The newspaper city desk attested from 1878. Inner city first attested 1968. City state (also city-state) is attested from 1877.


n. 1 (context UK English) A popular shortened form of the City of London, the historic core of London where the Roman settlement of Londinium was established. 2 (context UK English) A metonym for the United Kingdom's financial industry, which are principally based in the City of London. 3 A popular name (not always capitalized) for any of several other cities in metropolitan areas (such as San Francisco). 4 (context soccer English) A nickname for (w: Manchester City Football Club), an English football club.

  1. n. a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city" [syn: metropolis, urban center]

  2. an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"

  3. people living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994" [syn: metropolis]


A city is a large and permanent human settlement. Although there is no agreement on how a city is distinguished from a town in general English language meanings, many cities have a particular administrative, legal, or historical status based on local law.

Cities generally have complex systems for sanitation, utilities, land usage, housing, and transportation. The concentration of development greatly facilitates interaction between people and businesses, sometimes benefiting both parties in the process, but it also presents challenges to managing urban growth.

A big city or metropolis usually has associated suburbs and exurbs. Such cities are usually associated with metropolitan areas and urban areas, creating numerous business commuters traveling to urban centers for employment. Once a city expands far enough to reach another city, this region can be deemed a conurbation or megalopolis. Damascus is arguably the oldest city in the world. In terms of population, the largest city proper is Shanghai, while the fastest-growing is Dubai.

City (novel)

City is a 1952 science fiction fix-up novel by Clifford D. Simak. The original version consists of eight linked short stories, all originally published between 1944 and 1951, along with brief "notes" on each of the stories. These notes were specially written for the book, and serve as a bridging story of their own. The book was reprinted as ACE #D-283 in 1958, cover illustration by Ed Valigursky.

Simak published a ninth City tale in 1973 called "Epilog". A 1980 edition of City includes this ninth tale; some (but not all) subsequent editions of the book also include "Epilog".

City (Jane Siberry album)

City is a 2001 album by Jane Siberry.

It is a collection of songs which mostly had not previously appeared on a regular Siberry album, comprising tracks that she recorded for movie soundtracks or in collaboration with other artists.

City (Strapping Young Lad album)

City is the second album by Canadian extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad. It was released on February 11, 1997. The album was re-released in 2007 with several bonus tracks and altered cover art. Frontman Devin Townsend assembled a permanent lineup of Strapping Young Lad to record City, including prolific drummer Gene Hoglan, and Townsend's former bandmates Jed Simon on guitar and Byron Stroud on bass. The album was critically acclaimed with Revolver naming it one of "the greatest metal albums of all time", and it is widely considered Strapping Young Lad's best work.

City (TV network)

City (formerly known as Citytv) is a Canadian television network owned by the Rogers Media subsidiary of Rogers Communications. The network consists of six owned-and-operated (O&O) television stations located in the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver, a cable-only service that serves the province of Saskatchewan, and three independently owned affiliates serving smaller cities in Alberta and British Columbia.

The Citytv brand originated from its namesake, CITY-TV in Toronto, a station which became known for an intensely local format based on newscasts aimed at younger viewers, nightly movies, and music and cultural programming. The Citytv brand first expanded with CHUM Limited's acquisition of former Global O&O CKVU-TV in Vancouver, followed by its purchase of Craig Media's stations and the re-branding of its A-Channel system in Central Canada as Citytv in August 2005. CHUM Limited was acquired by CTVglobemedia (now Bell Media) in 2007; to comply with Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ownership limits, the Citytv stations were sold to Rogers. The network grew through further affiliations with three Jim Pattison Group-owned stations, along with Rogers' acquisition of SCN and Montreal's CJNT-DT.

While patterned after the original station in Toronto, since the 2000s, and particularly since its acquisition by Rogers, City has moved towards a series-based primetime schedule much like its competitors, albeit one still focused on younger demographics.

City (band)

City is a German rock band, formed in East Berlin in 1972, best known for the song "Am Fenster" (At The Window or by the window) from its 1978 debut album.

The band was founded as the City Band Berlin by Fritz Puppel ( guitar), Klaus Selmke ( drums), Ingo Doering ( bass guitar), Klaus Witte ( keyboards), Frank Pfeiffer ( vocals) and Andreas Pieper ( flute). The lineup changed frequently in the band's early years, but stabilized by 1976, with Puppel and Selmke joined by Bulgarian violinist and bassist Georgi Gogow and vocalist-guitarist Toni Krahl. They changed their name to City Rock Band and eventually to simply City.

City toured extensively in East Germany, and was given the opportunity to record an album in 1978. The eponymous City showcased the band's guitar-driven rock; several songs are parables, such as "Der King vom Prenzlauer Berg" (The King Of Prenzlauer Berg), about a young man who gets into too many fights; and "Meister aller Klassen" (Masters Of All Classes"), about cocky motorcyclists whose desire for speed ends in tragedy.

The band's greatest commercial success, however, was the atypical folk rock-influenced "Am Fenster" (At the Window), which arose from a jam session in the studio when Gogow began to play on his violin. It eventually coalesced into a three-part, 17-minute piece (as well as a four-minute version for radio play). An immediate hit in East Germany, it also became successful in West Germany and was an enormous success in countries such as Greece. Following the song's success, City sold half a million copies.

City (ward)

City is an electoral ward in the Metropolitan District of Bradford.

City covers the centre of Bradford within the inner ring road and the areas of Shearbridge, Lister Hills, Brown Royd, Dirk Hill, Little Horton Green and part of Lidget Green all to the west of the commercial centre.

It is part of the Bradford West parliamentary constituency.

City (disambiguation)

A city is generally an urban settlement with a large population.

City or Cities may also refer to:

City (New Jersey)

A City in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government.

Despite the widely held perception of a city as a large, urban area, cities in New Jersey have a confused history as a form of government and vary in size from large, densely populated areas to much smaller hamlets.

City (artwork)

City is a piece of earth art located in Garden Valley, a desert valley in rural Lincoln County in the U.S. state of Nevada, near the border with Nye County. The work was begun in 1972 by the artist Michael Heizer and is ongoing. When complete, it will be one of the largest sculptures ever built.

City (Client album)

City is the second studio album by English electronic music group Client, released on 27 September 2004 by Toast Hawaii. The album features guest appearances by Carl Barât and Pete Doherty of The Libertines, as well as Martin L. Gore of Depeche Mode.

City (TV series)

City is an American sitcom which aired on CBS from January 29 to June 8, 1990. The series was a new starring vehicle for Valerie Harper, which went into development not long after she and husband Tony Cacciotti won their lawsuit against Lorimar Telepictures over her dismissal from her NBC sitcom Valerie (which eventually continued without her as The Hogan Family). City was created by Paul Haggis, and like Harper's previous series, was also executive produced by Cacciotti.

City (newspaper)

City was an Italian free daily newspaper published in Italy.

City (magazine)

City is a Finnish free-of-charge magazine in various cities in Finland.

City is aimed for the young adult population of 18- to 35-year-olds. It has many articles about young adult culture, an up-to-date list of various happenings, and a discussion page which can be contributed to via letters, e-mail or SMS.

City was founded in 1985 by the first editor-in-chief Eeropekka Rislakki and media academic Kim Weckström, as its purpose to bring to Finland "city culture" that had been mostly missing in that country before. In 1986 the initially subscription based monthly changed format to a free monthly tabloid. The new editor-in-chief Kari Kivelä developed the paper towards a more popular format with a combination fashion-, lifestyle- and entertainment listings content.

The magazine is available in various public places in all of Finland's larger cities, including Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and Lahti. Each city has its own localised version of the magazine.

City also has a web site which holds various discussion forums and an on-line dating service.

City (typeface)

City is a slab serif typeface designed by Georg Trump (1896–1985), and released in 1930 by the Berthold type foundry in Berlin, Germany. Though classified as a slab serif, City displays a strong modernist influence in its geometric structure of right angles and opposing round corners. The typeface takes inspiration from the machine age, and industry. A consistent application of repeated parts: an outer circle softening interior rectilinear spaces, results in a highly unified and refined typeface.

The lowercase a is composed of a two horizontal rectangles in the interior, the outer skin follows the counter but always contrasting the outer stroke with the organic curves. The face was produced in three weights: light, medium, and bold, each in roman and italic. The graphic designer Jan Tschichold helped to popularize the City typeface by his use of it for his book Typographische Gestaltung published by the Basel publishing house Benno Schwabe & Co.

City (journal)

City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes research, analysis, and commentary relating to cities, their futures, and urbanization. The journal was established in 1996, but ran out of money in 1997. It was relaunched in 2000. The journal is published by Routledge and the editor-in-chief is Bob Catterall.

City (Moscow Ring Railway)

City is a station under construction on the Moscow Ring Railway of the Moscow Metro.The station will offer a transfer for Mezhdunarodnaya of Filyovskaya Line.

Usage examples of "city".

Weavers travelled from town to village to city, appearing at festivals or gatherings, teaching the common folk to recognise the Aberrant in their midst, urging them to give up the creatures that hid among them.

But the dream moved on and she saw an army marching, cities ablaze, thousands slain.

Archimages have included shielding aborigines who were in danger of being exterminated by hostile humans, and collecting and disposing of dangerous or inappropriate artifacts of the Vanished Ones that turned up in the ancient ruined cities.

A State statute which forbids bodies of men to associate together as military organizations, or to drill or parade with arms in cities and towns unless authorized by law, does not abridge the right of the people to keep and bear arms.

The latter privilege was deemed to have been abridged by city officials who acted in pursuance of a void ordinance which authorized a director of safety to refuse permits for parades or assemblies on streets or parks whenever he believed riots could thereby be avoided and who forcibly evicted from their city union organizers who sought to use the streets and parks for the aforementioned purposes.

From their bases first at Turin, and then at Coblenz, they were accused of planning invasions of France on the heels of absolutist armies that would put good patriots and their women and children to the sword and raze their cities.

With few forces to spare, no more than an armored cavalry regiment would initially be deployed in the vast province abutting an unfriendly country and including large Sunni cities.

But Conan doubted, for once, in a gold-barred cage in an Hyrkanian city, he had seen an abysmal sad-eyed beast which men told him was an ape, and there had been about it naught of the demoniac malevolence which vibrated in the shrieking laughter that echoed from the black jungle.

New Orleans, simply clothed in homespun cotton striped red and blue, abysmally poor and surrounded by swarms of children who all seemed to bear names like Nono and Vev6 and Bibi, cheerfully selling powdered file and alligator hides and going away again without bothering, like the Americans did, to sample the delights of the big city.

The city was accessible only by a narrow peninsula towards the west, as the other three sides were surrounded by the Adige, a rapid river, which covered the province of Venetia, from whence the besieged derived an inexhaustible supply of men and provisions.

Hengist, who boldly aspired to the conquest of Britain, exhorted his countrymen to embrace the glorious opportunity: he painted in lively colors the fertility of the soil, the wealth of the cities, the pusillanimous temper of the natives, and the convenient situation of a spacious solitary island, accessible on all sides to the Saxon fleets.

There is also the resemblance of the plan of the city to the blade of such a knife, the curve of the defile corresponding to the curve of the blade, the River Acis to the central rib, Acies Castle to the point, and the Capulus to the line at which the steel vanishes into the haft.

I reached Acies Castle, having walked almost the entire length of the city.

He was standing at the embrasure instead, looking out over his city much as I myself had looked out at it from the ramparts of Acies Castle earlier that afternoon.

The maritime cities, and of these the infant republic of Ragusa, implored the aid and instructions of the Byzantine court: they were advised by the magnanimous Basil to reserve a small acknowledgment of their fidelity to the Roman empire, and to appease, by an annual tribute, the wrath of these irresistible Barbarians.