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  • adj.metropolitan
  • nounlarge town

synonyms for city

  • burghal
  • citified
  • civic
  • civil
  • interurban
  • intraurban
  • megalopolitan
  • municipal
  • urban
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antonyms for city

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  • rural
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The people leaving New York are disproportionately older, richer, more established professionals — people who need the city less.
THE MATH OF NEW YORK CITY'S RECOVERYFELIX SALMONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020AXIOS
The video fueled a rumor that the Illinois National Guard was being sent to the city to put it on “lockdown.”
MOBILIZING THE NATIONAL GUARD DOESN’T MEAN YOUR STATE IS UNDER MARTIAL LAW. USUALLY.BY LOGAN JAFFESEPTEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
Dueñas said authorities threatened him when he publicly questioned police mistreatment of LGBTQ people in Cárdenas, a city adjacent to Matanzas.
CUBAN AUTHORITIES THREATEN TO ARREST LGBTQ ACTIVIST, JOURNALISTMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
In Delaware, Beebe Healthcare, a hospital in the city of Lewes that serves the Rehoboth Beach area, was one of five Delaware hospitals to receive a score of 100 in the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index report.
HRC EXAMINES HOSPITAL POLICIES, IMPACT OF COVID ON LGBTQ PEOPLELOU CHIBBARO JR.SEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
They took over a big chunk of the city, 20 percent of the city.
TRUMP’S ABC NEWS TOWN HALL: FOUR PINOCCHIOS, OVER AND OVER AGAINGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Further down the ballot, the left is watching some local primaries closely, to see if they can repeat the breakthroughs they've been pulling off in other state races for city and legislative offices.
THE TRAILER: THE FIRST STATE GOES LASTDAVID WEIGELSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Hurricane Andrew reduced parts of cities to landfill and cost insurers nearly $16 billion in payouts.
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Two other trainee attendees work at a youth clinic in Francistown, a city in eastern Botswana near the country’s border with Zimbabwe, and a third is from the nearby village of Mandunyane.
BOTSWANA GROUP WORKS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE FOR TRANS, INTERSEX PEOPLEMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Inexorably, the novel coronavirus marched across the United States, spreading from New York City and Seattle into the smaller cities and then the suburbs and rural communities.
AMERICA IS ABOUT TO LOSE ITS 200,000TH LIFE TO CORONAVIRUS. HOW MANY MORE HAVE TO DIE?BY STEPHEN ENGELBERGSEPTEMBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
Along with the city, it put $16 million toward rental assistance, forestalling evictions.
THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO CITY

  • belt
  • block
  • city
  • county
  • division
  • domain
  • dominion
  • enclosure
  • field
  • kingdom
  • locality
  • neck of the woods
  • neighborhood
  • parcel
  • patch
  • plot
  • precinct
  • principality
  • quarter
  • section
  • sector
  • sphere
  • square
  • state
  • stretch
  • territory
  • township
  • tract
  • turf
  • vicinity
  • ward
  • zone
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