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Etymology

From Middle English cite < Old French cité < Latin civitas ("a union of citizens", "a citizenry").

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city

  1. public; belonging to a city; of a city
  2. urban

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city

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  1. A large settlement, bigger than a town. In Europe a city is a place that had succeeded in obtaining the right to build a city wall, a belfort, etc., from the nobility.

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