Definitions for city-state

city-state cit·y-state

Spelling: [sit-ee-steyt]
IPA: /ˈsɪt iˌsteɪt/

City-State is a 10 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 9 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 9 points.

You can make 245 anagrams from letters in city-state (-aceisttty).

Definitions for city-state


  1. a sovereign state consisting of an autonomous city with its dependencies.

Origin of city-state

First recorded in 1890-95

Examples for city-state

The city-state of Tel Aviv will sleep-party through the end of the two-state solution.

Local cults rose into prominence as a city-state or ruling family achieved political ascendancy.

The word finance is a slavish word, unknown in the city-state.

On the whole, however, he adhered to the Greek city-state (πόλις), partly perhaps out of patriotism to his own Stagira.

That city-state rocked in the '90s, and banks sprung up like palm trees.

That school drew its inspiration immediately from Kant and Hegel, and ultimately from the old Greek philosophy of the city-state.

Among the Yoruba, for instance, Frobenius shows that religion and city-state go hand in hand.

Earlier this month the Vatican announced the installation of free showers for the homeless in public bathrooms in the city-state.

Rome was, first and last and all the time, a city-state as Athens and Corinth had been city-states in ancient Hellas.

Yale should learn from the city-state, he and others have argued, not condemn it.

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