Mother City

Mother City

n
(Placename) an informal name for Cape Town
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Every Russian looking at Moscow feels her to be a mother; every foreigner who sees her, even if ignorant of her significance as the mother city, must feel her feminine character, and Napoleon felt it.
Already our hearts yearn and our spirits fly towards the great mother city which holds so much that is dear to us.
"We are looking at working with about 250 girls and boys during the week before having a tournament on Friday 09th August, 2019 at a venue to be announced within Kabwe, thereafter, we travel to Lusaka to conduct a training session with some kids and do a Coaching Seminar with selected Coaches based in the mother city", Chaloba concluded.
That is, to pressure the government into changing the island's status from mere barangays into a town chipped off from its mother city.
Dawn argued that the name Metro had connotations with the 'Paris Metro' (is this a movie theatre?), 'metra' (womb), 'metropolis' (mother city --Dawn was certainly a feminist ahead of her time!), 'metronome' (a device to mark time) and good old MGM.
Further afield, the cheapest long-haul destination is Cape Town, with costs in South Africa's Mother City reduced by almost nine per cent.
It has also increased its daily Cape Town winter schedule to provide double-daily summer flights from Heathrow as well as offering three weekly flights between Gatwick and South Africa's Mother City.
The hotel's green status also sets it apart from other establishments in the Mother City. Some of its green initiatives include: a desalination plant; population sensor lighting to save power; heat pumps to supply hot water, eliminating the use of heat elements, as well as biodegradable straws and packaging.
Built entirely to serve the flourishing coal mines, it lacks anything that resembles a centre, giving it the uncanny air of a suburb amputated from its mother city.
And your best bet for value is South Africa's spectacular Mother City, which is the cheapest on the list of 34 hotspots surveyed for the 11th annual Long Haul Holiday Report by Post Office Travel Money.
never left his village and his mother city of Batroun.
Heading to the most scenic parts of Cape Town -- South Africa's so-called Mother City -- the maan kykers search for the new moon to inform the Muslim community that Eid-ul-Fitr is upon them.