city state


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Noun1.city state - a state consisting of a sovereign city
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
Translations
cité-État
városállam
cidade-estado
stadsstat
References in classic literature ?
chap, v., though as a criticism it is curiously inept, reveals his own attitude admirably: "Let us remember that we should not disregard the experience of ages; in the multitude of years, these things, if they were good, would certainly not have been unknown; for almost everything has been found out, although sometimes they are not put together; in other cases men do not use the knowledge which they have." Aristotle in his Constitutions had made a study of one hundred and fifty-eight constitutions of the states of his day, and the fruits of that study are seen in the continual reference to concrete political experience, which makes the Politics in some respects a critical history of the workings of the institutions of the Greek city state. In Books IV., V., and VI.
While Singapore is a majority ethnic Chinese city state with traditions and climate similar to Taiwan, its high population density has caused a shortage of agricultural land, making the appearance of Taiwanese fruit a welcome phenomenon at local supermarkets, the Central News Agency reported.
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for the Vatican City State and Vatican diplomats that requires the immediate reporting of allegations to Vatican prosecutors, as he seeks to create a model policy for the Catholic Church.
The Vatican City State is universally recognised under the international law as a sovereign State, distinct from the Holy See - the office of the Pope.
On Wednesday, Malaysia's transport minister, Anthony Loke Siew Fook, called Singapore's claims inaccurate, saying the altered port limits had not encroached any part of the city state.
(TAP) - A Singapore court on Saturday charged three men suspected of involvement in large-scale oil theft at Shell's biggest refinery, days after bringing charges against 11 under an extensive probe by authorities in the city state.
The office governing Vatican City State announced July 25 that the drought has "led the Holy See to take measures aimed at saving water" by shutting down fountains in St.
It is regrettable that ministers and advisers of the blockading countries do not know the difference between Qatar's call for the non-politicisation of Haj, and the fabricated accusation that Qatar called for turning the cities where the two holy mosques are located into a city state, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani (pictured), CEO of Qatar Media Corporation (QMC), has said.
Muhammad Abdul Ghaffar extended the greetings of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, and Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the first Deputy Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa to His Holiness Pope Francis, and their best wishes to the Government and people of Vatican City State further progress and prosperity.
SOME of your readers may recall that more than once on this page over the past years I have laid out the case for Liverpool to establish itself as a city state.
Jones, "Communes and Despots: The City State in Late-Medieval Italy," Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 1965, 15, 71-96.