City vs Microcity - What's the difference?

city | microcity |


As a proper noun city

is (uk) a popular shortened form of the city of london, the historic core of london where the roman settlement of londinium was established.

As a noun microcity is

an unusually small city or citylike environment.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

city

English

(wikipedia city)

Alternative forms

* cyte

Noun

(cities)
  • A large settlement, bigger than a town.
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  • *:So this was my future home, I thought!Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city'; the ' city of one's dreams.
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  • , title= It's a gas , passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city ’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.}}
  • (lb) The central business district; downtown.
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  • Derived terms

    (Terms derived from the above definition of "city") * citify * citizen * city banker * city block * city boy * city center * city centre * city clerk * city desk * city district * city father * city girl * city hall * city limit * city line * city man * city manager * city planning * city room * city slicker * city-state * cityscape * citywide * (l) * holy city * inner city/inner-city * sister city * the city * twin city (city)

    See also

    * metropolis * megalopolis * megacity

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    microcity

    English

    Noun

    (microcities)
  • An unusually small city or citylike environment.