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citied

[ sit-eed ]
/ ˈsɪt id /
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adjective
occupied by a city or cities.
formed into or like a city.
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Origin of citied

First recorded in 1605–15; city + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM citied

un·cit·ied, adjective
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How to use citied in a sentence

  • Among the evidence citied against him in Egyptians newspapers was the fact that he had three cell phones and a laptop computer.

  • A star that o'er the citied world beckoned, a sword of flame; A star with myriad thunders tongued: a mighty word there came.

    Poems|G.K. Chesterton
  • He gestured impetuously from the elevation to the citied valley below.

    Mountain|Clement Wood
  • They seem always to have aspired to the "tall mountain citied to the top, crowded with culture."

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