Definitions for city-state
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word city-state
A city-state is an independent or autonomous entity not administered as a part of another local government whose territory consists of a city and possibly its surrounding territory. A city-state can also be defined as a central city and its surrounding villages, which together follow the same law, have one form of government, and share languages, religious beliefs, and ways of life. Historically this included famed cities like Rome, Athens and Carthage, but today only five sovereign city-states exist: Monaco, Singapore, Vatican City, San Marino and Malta.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Matters of national security are no place for politics, in New Orleans, we are working every day to make sure that our streets are safe. To that end, we routinely run coordinated homeland security exercises across city, state and federal agencies so that we are prepared should something occur.
This is a horrific incident and those responsible need to be prosecuted, but from a public policy perspective, everyone at the city, state and federal level needs to re-engage in Brownsville and help the residents better pursue the American dream. Brownsville has been left behind as Brooklyn has become one of the hottest places to live in the nation.
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