Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having the customs or manners or dress of city people.

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  • adjective resembling a city

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Examples

  • Scotty led them like a tourist guide, pointing a hand around the raised plateau that surrounded the city-like interior of the Hera, pausing as his finger angled toward the various rock outcroppings that were growing up around the structural spars, and encrusted the bases of the ground-level walls.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • Scotty led them like a tourist guide, pointing a hand around the raised plateau that surrounded the city-like interior of the Hera, pausing as his finger angled toward the various rock outcroppings that were growing up around the structural spars, and encrusted the bases of the ground-level walls.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • Indeed they claim to be able to make out a pyramid and other city-like structures from the satellite photos.

    Archaeologists Claim They've Found Lost City Of Atlantis (VIDEO)

  • Indeed they claim to be able to make out a pyramid and other city-like structures from the satellite photos.

    Archaeologists Claim They've Found Lost City Of Atlantis (VIDEO)

  • The Census Bureau will begin delivering letters to homes in rural areas or that lack "city-like" addresses Monday.

    U.S. Faces Uphill Battle to Promote Census

  • The landscape is strange, although with no geographical features except the frozen sea that separates the north end of Rama from the southern end and city-like structures are seen and named (Paris, New York).

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • The first one in Central Asia was in Baghdad, but it is now being followed by equally city-like walled-in fortresses in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

    What We Can't Conquer, We Buy

  • The landscape is strange, although with no geographical features except the frozen sea that separates the north end of Rama from the southern end and city-like structures are seen and named (Paris, New York).

    Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C Clarke

  • Residents interviewed said the U.S. barriers were creating city-like prisons.

    Rep. John Murtha: "Mission Accomplished" - Five Years Later

  • The other pics are of the granjas and of the city-like part of town.

    My Town

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