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central city

A heavily populated city at the core of a large metropolitan area.
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cen′tral cit′y

a densely populated city that is the core or center of a metropolitan area.
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Noun1.central city - the central part of a citycentral city - the central part of a city    
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
city, metropolis, urban center - a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city"
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Central City Concern spearheaded the project, and Home First Development Partners was in charge of overall design and development.
Bellevue, WA, August 15, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Icertis, the leading provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, today announced Central City Concern, a Portland, Ore., nonprofit serving people impacted by homelessness, poverty and addiction since 1979, selected the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform to serve as its foundational contract management system.
The nine teams competing at the city's Walker Activity Dome on May 19 20 are Auld Reekie Roller Girls (Scotland), Dock City Rollers (Sweden), Steel City Roller Derby (USA), Tiger Bay Brawlers (Wales) and Birmingham Blitz Dames, Central City Rollergirls, Middlesbrough Roller Derby and Newcastle Roller Girls (England).
The changes include restrictions on building height: for the central city area a 50 metres, except for properties in the new central business district; for the area bounded by the Sofia Ring Road a Sofiaas southern development area boundary a and Tsar Boris III Blvd a 15 metres; for the rest a 75 metres.A The MPs rejected the initial proposal for buildings up to 50 metres in the central city area, up to 75 metres within the Ring Road, and up to 15 metres outside the Ring Road, and up to 125 metres for the rest of the city.
Axel sent parachute bombs over a park in Central City, but thanks to The Flash (Grant Gustin), no one was harmed.
8 February 2017 - Colorado, US-based casino operator CC Gaming LLC has entered a definitive agreement with RCH Colorado LLC to purchase Reserve Casino Hotel in Central City, Colorado, the company said.
E[currency]AM (CyHAN)- At least 15 people were killed and many others wounded on Tuesday by two explosions that rocked Syria's central city of Homs, state news agency SANA said.
According to ABC News, Syria's state-run news agency and an opposition activist group said that the explosion went off in Horrah village in the countryside near the central city of Hama.
Summary: President Bashar Assad has signed a decree to establish a university in the central city of Hama, the SANA state news agency said Tuesday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Operations at Iran's heavy water facility in the Central city of Arak will continue, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi reiterated on Saturday.

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