the City


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Noun1.the City - the part of London situated within the ancient boundariesthe City - the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London
British capital, capital of the United Kingdom, Greater London, London - the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
2.the City - used to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
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Smooth-it-away--who, though he had never actually visited the Celestial City, yet seemed as well acquainted with its laws, customs, policy, and statistics, as with those of the City of Destruction, of which he was a native townsman.
Spit rather on the gate of the city, and--turn back!
Its actual wealth would be fully $760,000,000, and its revenue would be greater than the revenue of the city of New York.
She was the supreme type of the City of the Scientific Commercial Age; she displayed its greatness, its power, its ruthless anarchic enterprise, and its social disorganisation most strikingly and completely.
In the center of the city our friends could see the tops of many magnificent trees, some nearly as tall as the spires of the buildings, and the Shaggy Man told them that these trees were in the royal gardens of Princess Ozma.
Up this road from the precincts of the city two persons were walking rapidly, as if unconscious of the trying ascent--unconscious through preoccupation and not through buoyancy.
In the open space between the forest and the city walls, quantities of garden stuff was growing, while before him at his feet, in an open man-made ditch, ran a stream of water
Yet it was afternoon before they came to the great wall that surrounded the City.
If all the people were killed, and the city buried, how did the story of Quitzel become known?
Five communities make their headquarters at the city of Thark, and the balance are scattered among other deserted cities of ancient Mars throughout the district claimed by Tal Hajus.
It was a fine chance to see the sights of the city, and the party had a merry time, with plenty of beer handed up from inside.
The city found there all that is required for a city like Paris; a chapel in which to pray to God; a