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  1. 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of city-state in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of city-state in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu:

    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.

  2. Hakeem Jeffries:

    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.

  3. Uwe Becker:

    Richard Grenell has a strong and convincing background in foreign policy with Richard Grenell long term experience at the United Nations and in other positions, not having a serving American ambassador under the American flag besides the Brandenburg Gate is not a good symbol for the deep friendship that we have with the United States. Carsten Ovens, a Christian Democratic Union politician in the German city-state of Hamburg, told Fox News it is regrettable the appointed U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell can not start Carsten Ovens service.

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