When his wife, Eve (Tilda Swinton) visits from Tangiers, he gives her a tour of the city.
My own relationship with Sex and the city is a little more fraught.
But this war jumps from city to city, depending the threat of the day.
Either way, it seems that Batman, despite being the hero the city deserves, is not the one it needs right now.
Allman, author of Miami: city of the Future, was an Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Since that time, he has been employed as coachman by Uri Gilbert, Esq., of this city.
There was so much suffering in this city that I couldn't stay idle.
The snow had ceased to fall, the thunder was gone, and the city was quiet.
By this time they had heard the news, for it was flying all over the city.
On every road and trail leading from the city, Marine hunted Cacos.
early 13c., in medieval usage a cathedral town, but originally "any settlement," regardless of size (distinction from town is 14c., though in English it always seems to have ranked above borough), from Old French cite "town, city" (10c., Modern French cité), from earlier citet, from Latin civitatem (nominative civitas; in Late Latin sometimes citatem) originally "citizenship, condition or rights of a citizen, membership in the community," later "community of citizens, state, commonwealth" (used, for instance of the Gaulish tribes), from civis "townsman," from PIE root *kei- "to lie; bed, couch; homestead; beloved, dear" (see cemetery).
The sense has been transferred from the inhabitants to the place. The Latin word for "city" was urbs, but a resident was civis. Civitas seems to have replaced urbs as Rome (the ultimate urbs) lost its prestige. Loss of Latin -v- is regular in French in some situations (cf. alleger from alleviare; neige from nivea; jeune from juvenis. A different sound evolution from the Latin word yielded Italian citta, Catalan ciutat, Spanish ciudad, Portuguese cidade.
Replaced Old English burh (see borough). London is the city from 1550s. As an adjective from c.1300. City hall first recorded 1670s to fight city hall is 1913, American English; city slicker first recorded 1916 (see slick); both American English. City limits is from 1825. The newspaper city desk attested from 1878. Inner city first attested 1968. City state (also city-state) is attested from 1877.