City and Place


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".


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

How words are described

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

Both words in one sentence

  • Absurdity Ascendant A city or place whose location is never revealed.
  • Useful Notes / Israel Fortunately, for the most part, place names (a town, city, moshav, etc.) tend to be consistent. Usually.
  • Roleplay / City of Lost Characters A place that shifted when one was not looking, making everywhere in the city both close and far from everywhere else in the city.
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