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Windy City

noun
1.
Chicago, Ill. (used as a nickname).
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  • The Chicago team was that season the strongest that the "Windy City" had yet put in the field.

    A Ball Player's Career Adrian C. Anson
  • Then the Martian picked up a rock and beaned the lad from the Windy City.

    Mars Confidential Jack Lait
  • The lady in the case showed marked preference for the society of the actor during one of his former visits to the Windy City.

    My Actor-Husband Anonymous
  • They arrived at Chicago the morning after the day on which they had started, and spent some time in the Windy City.

    Jack Ranger's Gun Club Clarence Young
  • But, on the other hand, the men from the Windy City were on the aggressive, while the Giants were on the defensive.

    Baseball Joe on the Giants Lester Chadwick
British Dictionary definitions for Windy City

Windy City

noun
1.
(informal) the Windy City, Chicago, Illinois
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Slang definitions & phrases for Windy City

wind something up

verb phrase

To finish; bring to a conclusion: I suggest we wind this discussion up and go home (1825+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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