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free city

noun
1.
a city having an independent government and forming a sovereign state by itself.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20
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  • Mint aims to free city dwellers from the expense of owning a vehicle, while simultaneously reducing metro traffic and pollution.
  • Working together for a healthy, active, and smoke-free city.
British Dictionary definitions for free city

free city

noun
1.
a sovereign or autonomous city; city-state
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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