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  • adjective Without a city or cities.


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city +‎ -less


  • However, like the traffic congestion of an "edge node" ( "cityless" cities, characterized less by residential feeling than the square-footage of leasable office space), the lack of planning has its daily consequences, and those consequences take their toll.

    Home Is Where The Cul-De-Sac Is

  • I a queen, but now I am thy slave; once was I blest in my children, but now aged, and at the same time childless, cityless, destitute, the most miserable of mortals.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • O all-wretched mistress, and yet still more wretched than I can express in words, thou art undone, and no longer beholdest the light, childless, husbandless, cityless, entirely destroyed.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • You dogs and cats who live so far from us in a country where there are noisy cities cannot imagine the silence of a cityless country or a land where the only sounds are the crunching of one iceberg against another or the roar and thunder of a glacier as it falls to pieces when melted by the sun.

    Billy Whiskers' Adventures

  • Proudly his city shall stand; but a cityless outcast I rate

    Oedipus Trilogy


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