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


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  • The statute grants the mayor only two roles: the head of the city council and the “chief executive officer of the City.”

    2010 June : Law is Cool

  • As a citizen of this city, I got to tell you, we are pretty fed up with all the people from outside the City weighing in on what is, essentially, a zoning issue.

    we hold these truths to be self-evident | clusterflock

  • They were shut out four times, including Sunday in L.A. They return to the city less welcome than '' Sex and the City 3. ''

    Step Right Up

  • No one is saying he is a bad player – well, no more than three-quarters of the city, including City fans who feel they had a lucky escape – though all too clearly his £30m move has not been the success that was hoped.

    Cesc Fábregas moving to Barcelona is good business for Arsenal too

  • The statute grants the mayor only two roles: the head of the city council and the “chief executive officer of the City.”

    What can the mayor of Toronto really do? : Law is Cool

  • We find out if we should live in the country or the city, what Sex in the City character we are, or what 80s Movie suits us best.

    Tara Stiles: How Stressed Are You? Take The Stress Test

  • Some of my most vivid memories of growing up in the city are of time spent in and around City subways.

    Gene Russianoff: Cross Roads

  • Its not bad enough that we have no street parking in this city and it is very bad in Council District 5, now they want to let developers build without parking and let them give the money to the City in lieu of spaces.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Uncle Sam wants Newark, New Jersey or any other resilient, progresssive city to (A) start a set of narrow State Chartered, City and Citizen-owned 4%-mortgage banks and (B) create five thousand 4% mortgage loans for local homes by one bank in each community-area of 75,000 people.

    A Plan for Newark NJ to Lead the Country Out of our Money and Banking Mess

  • Instead of doing the usual federal programs that go through state governments, it's time to go directly to the mayors and city councils for guidance and federal aid should bypass the states all together for cities over one million people and be given directly to City governments.

    Ester Fuchs: NYC Left High and Dry


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