What does the word city mean?

Usage examples for city

  1. " I saw him in the City last week," said Mr. Dent, " and he is a changed man. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. This was to be a city. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  3. Have I told you that he was in this city last night? – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon