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- n. a title awarded to a town in the United Kingdom which, before letters patent, held city status by virtue of having a cathedral within its bounds.
- n. a city in a former British colony which resembles an English cathedral city in that it has a relatively small population, an Anglican cathedral, and also holds the title of city.
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My milk-coffee Mercedes swooped over the rolling South Downs and sped the last flat mile to the cathedral city of Chichester, wheels satisfyingly fast but still not as fulfilling as a horse.
Westphalia, the quiet cathedral city developed into an important centre of traffic for North-Western Germany.
John Calvin was born July 10, 1509, at Noyon, France, an ancient cathedral city about seventy miles northeast of Paris.
He had been called to the Bar, and had gone, — and was still going, — the circuit in which lies the cathedral city of Bobsborough.