1. n. A large town.
2. n. A corporate town; in the United States, a town or collective body of inhabitants, incorporated and governed by a mayor and aldermen or a city council consisting of a board of aldermen and a common council; in Great Britain, a town corporate, which is or has been the seat of a bishop, or the capital of his see.
3. n. The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city.
4. a. Of or pertaining to a city
metropolis, urban center, municipality generic term noun, administrative district generic term, administrative division generic term, territorial division generic term noun, metropolis, municipality generic term
And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.