city-born

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj city-born being or having the customs or manners or dress of a city person
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Usage

In literature:

To-day the holy relics will be borne through the streets and crossways of the city.
"The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche" by Anatole France
They were city-born, taught by the city to let other people live their own lives.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
One hundred years before the birth of Christ such a man was born in the city of Rome.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
But this official title died, as the accepted name of the city, almost as soon as it was born.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
She was born in New York City.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
Edgar Evertson Saltus was born in New York City June 8, 1858.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
He was born in 1770, near the city.
"Up The Baltic" by Oliver Optic
And he was glad that he had been born in the most important city in the United States.
"The Trembling of a Leaf" by William Somerset Maugham
For five generations my people have been born and buried in this city.
"The Rat Racket" by David Henry Keller
She hated that ungrateful city for its hissing of Tannhaeuser many years before she was born.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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In poetry:

Away to crowds and cities borne,
In quest of joy they steer,
Whilst I, alas! am left forlorn,
To weep the parting year!
"Verses, To William Lyttleton, Esq." by William Shenstone
The city like a shadowed castle stands,
Its turrets indistinctly touching night;
Like earth-born stars far fetched from faerie lands,
Its lamps are bright.
""This Is My Hour"" by Zoe Akins
For 'tis true among fields and woods I sing,
Aloof from cities, and my poor strains
Were born, like the simple flowers you bring,
In English meadows and English lanes.
"A Country Nosegay" by Alfred Austin
Then my stifle went. And I, proud horse,
Son of the nobly born,
The haughty king of a city course,
Knew even a butcher's scorn!
So down the ladder I quickly ran;
Till I came to be owned by a bottle man.
"The Cab Horses' Story" by C J Dennis
For mine is a message of holy mirth
To city and land of corn;
Of praise for heaviness, plenty for dearth,
For darkness a shining morn:
Clap hands, ye billows; be glad, O earth,
For a child, a child is born!
"The Three Horses" by George MacDonald
So they rode away; and the star stood still,
The only one in the gray of morn
Yes, it stopped, it stood still of its own free will,
Right over Bethlehem on the hill, The city of David where Christ was born.
"The Three Kings. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

RINGGOLD Dixie Burke Hughes, resident and the Chattanooga, Tenn. Area for many years, died in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012.She was born the daughter of Dorothy Bergen Burke and Lee Burke.
Born and raised in the Detroit area, I love this city.
He was born on November 6, 1932 in Karnes City to the late Anastacio Villanueva and Pascuala (Juarez) Villanueva.
She was born on April 11, 1922, in Scranton, Texas, to Maggie Mae Bailey Brown and Ernest R Brown and grew up in Colorado City.
He was born on March 2, 1928, in Oklahoma City, Okla. To parents Clarence and Mary Draper .
Ben was born Feb 15, 1988 in Kansas City, the son of Bruce Allen and Paula L (Adkins) Dye .
Janet Leibold Ellison passed away Thursday, Nov 22, 2012, at her home in Panama City Beach, Fla. Ellison was born in Lakewood, Ohio, on Nov 18, 1935.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that life expectancy has hit a record high: 80.9 years for a baby born in the city in 2010.
The city where architect Oscar Niemeyer was born 104 years ago said goodbye Friday with a public vigil, flowers and, yes, samba.
Helen was born February 9, 1915 in Webster City, IA to Frank and Olga (Wulkau) Jones.
Bevilaqua was born in New York City and moved to Hoboken in the late eighties.
She was born in Atlantic City, NJ, the daughter of the late George H and Eunice (Corcoran) Hands, Jr She was a longtime resident of the Blackstone Valley.
He was born April 24, 1957 at Nebraska City to Joseph E and Ruby A Custard Glover .
She was born in Michigan City, Ind.
Tami was born on Dec 2, 1958, in Charles City, Iowa, to Henry and Carol "Shirley" (Ramker) Grimm .
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In science:

Luna was born in Quezon City, Philippines in 1988.
Eye-GUIDE (Eye-Gaze User Interface Design) Messaging for Physically-Impaired People
The school was founded by Xenophanes (born circa 570 BC), a wandering exile from his native city of Colophone in Ionia.
Zeno meets modern science
Jeff Aaron Sherman was born to Elaine and James Sherman—an English teacher and jazz musician, who aren’t at all sure how their son got interested in science—in the city of bright lights and big buffets, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
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