City

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City

  1. (UK, with the definite article) The City of London, the historic core of London where the Roman settlement of Londinium was established.
  2. (UK, with the definite article) The United Kingdom's financial industries, which are principally based in the City of London.
  3. (New York, with the definite article) The borough of Manhattan, the historic core of New York.
  4. (with the definite article) Any of several other cities in metropolitan areas (such as San Francisco).
  5. (soccer, informal) Manchester City Football Club, an English football club.
    City will reportedly look to have a fee for Aguero.

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City f

  1. (finance, with definite article) the City

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English city.

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City f (genitive City, plural Citys)

  1. (colloquial) city center, downtown, central business district
    Synonyms: Innenstadt, Stadtmitte, Stadtzentrum
    Wir fahren heute Nachmittag in die City.
    We’re going downtown this afternoon.

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Further reading[edit]

  • City” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • City” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • City” in Duden online