City and Place


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City noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Place is a synonym for city in large town topic. In some cases you can use "Place" instead a noun "City".
Synonyms for City


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Place noun – The area or space occupied by or intended for something.
City is a synonym for place in function topic. You can use "City" instead a noun "Place", if it concerns topics such as region, town.
Nearby Words: placed, placement, placing, placer, placet
Synonyms for Place

How words are described

full full city full place
particular particular city particular place
original original city original place
proper proper city proper place
Other adjectives: single, actual, entire, real, large, beautiful, secret, holy, new, former, hidden, next, strange, last, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • Absurdity Ascendant A city or place whose location is never revealed.
  • City of Canals: The film takes place in a mashuptropolis that, among other, weirder things, has Venice-style canals in place of streets.
  • Film / Fallen Angel 1945 San Francisco: Not quite Sunshine Noir, but it does take place in a town near the beach, instead of a murky NYC-esque city.
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