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synonyms for cities

  • capital
  • center
  • downtown
  • metropolis
  • municipality
  • place
  • port
  • apple
  • borough
  • burg
  • conurbation
  • megalopolis
  • boom town
  • metropolitan area
  • polis
  • urban place
  • urbs
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The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The endless miles of railways, the vast apparatus of the factories, the soaring structures of the cities bear easy witness to it.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
How great glory did he gain when he lifted up his hands, and stretched out swords against the cities?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They speak of a certain Norumbega and give the names of cities and strongholds of which to-day no trace or even report remains.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
That made the world a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof, that opened not the prison to his prisoners?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The cities of Aroer shall be left for flocks, and they shall rest there, and there shall be none to make them afraid.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Because we are crowded here and there in the ant-hills of our cities, we dream that the world is full.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Here one can be alive and absorb something of the earth-forces that never get within touching distance in the cities.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
After returning to France he devoted himself to preaching in cities and villages.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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