[ trahy-sit-ee, -sit-ee ]
/ ˈtraɪˈsɪt i, -ˌsɪt i /
of or relating to a metropolitan area consisting of three separate but interdependent cities: an instance of tri-city cooperation.
any one of three such cities.
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