from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sovereign state consisting of an independent city and its surrounding territory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A single city which is an independent sovereign state, or a sovereign state which embraces only one town or City.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state consisting of a sovereign city
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