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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"One would expect to see the wounded limping or being carried back to the city," replied Carthoris, with a puzzled frown.
"But now you can assist us most by directing us to the court of Salensus Oll, and suggesting some means by which we may gain admission to the city and the palace, or whatever other place we find our friends to be confined."
Spit rather on the gate of the city, and--turn back!
"Moreover, the City glitters with beautiful gems, which might far better be used for rings, bracelets and necklaces; and there is enough money in the King's treasury to buy every girl in our Army a dozen new gowns.
Part of the property of the city of Telephonia consists of ten million poles, as many as would make a fence from New York to California, or put a stockade around Texas.
The city of Wintoncester, that fine old city, aforetime capital of Wessex, lay amidst its convex and concave downlands in all the brightness and warmth of a July morning.
The entrancing sight of the city had put new energy into them all and they hurried forward with lighter steps than before.
If Goosal can tell where to begin excavating for the city he ought to tell the professor, not us."
Paris had its birth, as the reader knows, in that old island of the City which has the form of a cradle.
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!
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.
The City of New York was in the year of the German attack the largest, richest, in many respects the most splendid, and in some, the wickedest city the world had ever seen.