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A large and densely populated urban area; a city specified in an address.

List of cities of the world

  • Abidjan -  city recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast; largest city of the Ivory Coast
  • Abu Dhabi -  a sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates
  • Acapulco -  a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving)
  • Accra -  the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
  • Adana -  a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
  • Addis Ababa -  the capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia
  • Adelaide -  the state capital of South Australia
  • Agra -  a city in northern India; former capital of the Mogul empire; site of the Taj Mahal
  • al -  a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War; a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
  • Al madinah -  a city in western Saudi Arabia; site of the tomb of Muhammad; the second most holy city of Islam
  • Aleppo -  a city in northwestern Syria
  • Alexandria -  the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt; a town in Louisiana on the Red River
  • Algiers -  an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria
  • Almaty -  the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
  • Amman -  the capital and largest city of Jordan
  • Amsterdam -  an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; center of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum
  • Ankara -  the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
  • Antalya -  a port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya
  • Arequipa -  a city in southern Peru founded in 1540 on the site of an ancient Inca city
  • Astana -  remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998
  • Asuncion -  the capital and chief port of Paraguay
  • Athens -  the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); a university town in northeast Georgia; a town in southeast Ohio
  • Atlanta -  a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864; state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
  • Auckland -  the largest city and principal port of New Zealand
  • Austin -  state capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas
  • Baghdad -  capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River
  • Baku -  a port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production
  • Baltimore -  the largest city in Maryland; a major seaport and industrial center
  • Bamako -  the capital of Mali; located in the south on the Niger
  • Bandung -  a city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate
  • Bangalore -  an industrial city in south central India (west of Chennai)
  • Bangkok -  the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture
  • Barcelona -  a city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean; 2nd largest Spanish city and the largest port and commercial center; has been a center for radical political beliefs
  • Barranquilla -  a port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River
  • Beijing -  capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city
  • Bel -  Babylonian god of the earth; one of the supreme triad including Anu and Ea; earlier identified with En-lil; a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels
  • Belgrade -  capital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro; situated on the Danube
  • Belo Horizonte -  city in southeastern Brazil north of Rio de Janeiro; the first of Brazil's planned communities
  • Benghazi -  port in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra; formerly a joint capital of Libya with Tripoli
  • Berlin -  a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats; capital of Germany located in eastern Germany; United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989)
  • Birmingham -  a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center; the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama
  • Bishkek -  the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
  • Bogota -  capital and largest city of Colombia; located in central Colombia on a high fertile plain
  • Bonn -  a city in western Germany on the Rhine River; was the capital of West Germany between 1949 and 1989
  • Boston -  state capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
  • Brasilia -  the capital of Brazil; a city built on the central plateau and inaugurated in 1960
  • Bremen -  a city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea; in the Middle Ages it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League
  • Brisbane -  capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia
  • Bristol -  an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
  • Brussels -  the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Bucharest -  national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
  • Budapest -  capital and largest city of Hungary; located on the Danube River in north-central Hungary
  • Buenos Aires -  capital and largest city of Argentina; located in eastern Argentina near Uruguay; Argentina's chief port and industrial and cultural center
  • Bulawayo -  industrial city in southwestern Zimbabwe
  • Bursa -  a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints; a city in northwestern Turkey
  • Cairo -  the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs; a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
  • Calgary -  the largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada
  • Cali -  city in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area
  • Caloocan -  a suburb of Manila in southwestern Luzon
  • Cancun -  a popular island resort off the northeastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula
  • Cape Town -  port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa
  • Caracas -  the capital and largest city of Venezuela
  • Cartagena -  a port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean; a port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
  • Casablanca -  a port on the Atlantic and the largest city of Morocco
  • Cebu -  one of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines; important for its fine harbor; an important seaport on the island of Cebu in the Philippines
  • Charlotte -  a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard; the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
  • Chennai -  a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
  • Chicago -  largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan; a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
  • Chihuahua -  an old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization; a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau; a city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico
  • Chittagong -  a port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal
  • Chongqing -  a city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China
  • Colombo -  the capital and largest city of Sri Lanka; has one of the largest harbors in the world; is located on the western coast of the island of Ceylon
  • Columbus -  a city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial center; a town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama; the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University; Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
  • Conakry -  a port and the capital of Guinea
  • Cotonou -  chief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin
  • Curitiba -  a city in southeastern Brazil
  • Dakar -  the capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal
  • Dali -  surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
  • Dallas -  a large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields
  • Damascus -  an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus
  • Dar Es Salaam -  the capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
  • Delhi -  a city in north central India
  • Denver -  the state capital and largest city of Colorado; located in central Colorado on the South Platte river
  • Detroit -  the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor
  • Dhaka -  the capital and largest city of Bangladesh
  • Dnipropetrovsk -  city in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River; center of metallurgical industry
  • Donetsk -  an industrial city in the Donets Basin
  • Dortmund -  an industrial city in northwestern Germany; flourished from the 13th to 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League
  • Douala -  the largest city of Cameroon
  • Dubai -  port city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf
  • Dublin -  capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Free State
  • Durban -  a port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; resort and industrial center
  • Dushanbe -  the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
  • Edmonton -  the capital of the province of Alberta
  • el -  a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level; angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  • El Paso -  a city in western Texas on the Mexican border; located on the northern bank of the Rio Grande across from the Mexican city of Juarez
  • Esfahan -  city in central Iran; former capital of Persia
  • Essen -  a city in western Germany; industrial center of the Ruhr
  • Fort Worth -  a city in northeastern Texas (just west of Dallas); a major industrial center
  • Fukuoka -  a city in southern Japan on Kyushu
  • Genova -  a seaport in northwestern Italy; provincial capital of Liguria
  • Giza -  an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
  • Glasgow -  largest city in Scotland; a port on the Clyde in west central Scotland; one of the great shipbuilding centers of the world
  • Guadalajara -  a city in southwestern Mexico; a popular health resort and site of architecture from the Spanish colonial era
  • Guangzhou -  a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
  • Haiphong -  a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center
  • Hamburg -  a port city in northern Germany on the Elbe River that was founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and is today the largest port in Germany; in 1241 it formed an alliance with Lubeck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League
  • Hamilton -  the capital of Bermuda; a port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario; United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804); United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970); English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815); Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
  • Hangzhou -  a city of eastern China on Hangzhou Bay; regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world
  • Harare -  the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
  • Havana -  capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
  • Helsinki -  the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center
  • Hermosillo -  a city in northwestern Mexico near the Gulf of California
  • Hiroshima -  a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • Ho Chi Minh City -  a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
  • Hong Kong -  formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997; one of the world's leading commercial centers
  • Houston -  the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
  • Hyderabad -  a city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh; a city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River
  • I -  the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet; a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
  • Ibadan -  a large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria; site of a university
  • Incheon -  a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea
  • Indianapolis -  the capital and largest city of Indiana; a major commercial center in the country's heartland; site of an annual 500-mile automobile race
  • Islamabad -  the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959
  • Istanbul -  the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Izmir -  a port city in western Turkey
  • Jabalpur -  an industrial city of central India southeast of Delhi
  • Jacksonville -  Florida's largest city; a port and important commercial center in northeastern Florida
  • Jakarta -  capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
  • Jeddah -  port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca
  • Jerusalem -  capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
  • Joao Pessoa -  a city in northeastern Brazil near the Atlantic Ocean north of Recife
  • Jodhpur -  a short riding boot that fastens with a buckle at the side
  • Johannesburg -  city in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria; commercial center for diamond and gold industries
  • Kabul -  the capital and largest city of Afghanistan; located in eastern Afghanistan
  • Kampala -  the capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria
  • Karachi -  the largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan
  • Kathmandu -  the capital and largest city of Nepal
  • Katowice -  an industrial city of southern Poland
  • Kazan -  an industrial city in the European part of Russia; United States stage and screen director (born in Turkey) and believer in method acting (1909-2003)
  • Khabarovsk -  an administrative territory in Russia on the eastern coast of Siberia; a city on the Amur River on the border of China and the capital of Khabarovsk
  • Kharkiv -  a city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine
  • Khartoum -  the capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile
  • Kingston -  capital and largest city of Jamaica; a town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River; a town on the Hudson River in New York
  • Kinshasa -  the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
  • Kisumu -  a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center
  • Kobe -  a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995
  • Kolkata -  the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding
  • Kota -  a Dravidian language spoken by the Kota; a member of the Dravidian people living in the Nilgiri Hills in southern India
  • Kuala Lumpur -  the largest city and former capital of Malaysia
  • Kumasi -  a city in southern Ghana
  • Kyoto -  a city in central Japan on southern Honshu; a famous cultural center that was once the capital of Japan
  • La Paz -  city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia
  • La Plata -  an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay
  • Lagos -  chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria
  • Lahore -  city in northeast Pakistan
  • Lanzhou -  the capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River
  • Las Vegas -  largest city in Nevada; located in southeastern Nevada; originally settled by Mormons but is now famous for entertainment and gambling and general excess
  • Le -  a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
  • Lilongwe -  the capital of Malawi; located in south central Malawi
  • Lima -  capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century
  • Lisbon -  capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal on Tagus River where it broadens and empties into the Atlantic
  • Liverpool -  a large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports
  • London -  the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center; United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916)
  • Los Angeles -  a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States
  • Louis -  United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight campion for 12 years (1914-1981)
  • Louisville -  the largest city in Kentucky; located in north central Kentucky on the Ohio river; site of the Kentucky Derby
  • Luanda -  port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola
  • Lucknow -  the British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857); a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents
  • Luoyang -  a city in east central China; the capital of ancient China during several dynasties
  • Lusaka -  the capital and largest city of Zambia
  • Madrid -  the capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain; home of an outstanding art museum
  • Maiduguri -  a city in northeastern Nigeria; an agricultural trading center
  • Managua -  the capital and largest city of Managua
  • Manchester -  a city in northwestern England (30 miles east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England; largest city in New Hampshire; located in southeastern New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
  • Manila -  the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon; a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
  • Maputo -  the capital and largest city of Mozambique
  • Maracaibo -  a port city in northwestern Venezuela; a major oil center
  • Marrakech -  a city in western Morocco; tourist center
  • Marseille -  strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedspreads; a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
  • Mashhad -  the holy city of Shiite Muslims; located in northeastern Iran
  • Medan -  a city in Indonesia; located in northeastern Sumatra
  • Melbourne -  the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center; a resort town in east central Florida
  • Memphis -  an ancient city of Egypt on the Nile (south of Cairo); largest city of Tennessee; located in southwestern Tennessee on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River
  • Mexicali -  a city in northwestern Mexico near the California border
  • Mexico City -  the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities
  • Miami -  a city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro; a member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan
  • Milan -  the capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages
  • Milwaukee -  largest city of Wisconsin; located in southeastern Wisconsin on the western shore of Lake Michigan; a flourishing agricultural center known for its breweries
  • Minneapolis -  largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities
  • Minsk -  the capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States
  • Mogadishu -  the capital and largest city of Somalia; a port on the Indian Ocean
  • Mombasa -  a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean
  • Monterrey -  an industrial city in northeastern Mexico
  • Montevideo -  the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America
  • Moscow -  a city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation
  • Mosul -  a city in northern Iraq on the Tigris across from the ruins of Nineveh
  • Mumbai -  a city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city (after Calcutta); has the only natural deep-water harbor in western India
  • Mysore -  a city in southern India southwest of Bangalore; state in southern India; formerly Mysore
  • Nagoya -  an industrial city in southern Honshu
  • Nairobi -  the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris
  • Nakuru -  a city in western Kenya; commercial center of an agricultural region
  • Nanchang -  a walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang
  • Nanjing -  a city in eastern China on the Yangtze River; a former capital of China; the scene of a Japanese massacre in the 1930s
  • Nanning -  an industrial city in southern China
  • Naples -  a port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region
  • Natal -  relating to or accompanying birth; of or relating to the buttocks;  a port city in northeastern Brazil; a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
  • New York -  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the British colonies that formed the United States; the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
  • Niamey -  the capital and largest city of Niger
  • Nouakchott -  capital of Mauritania; located in western Mauritania near the Atlantic coast
  • Novosibirsk -  a city in the Asian part of Russia on the Ob river; largest city in Siberia
  • Odessa -  a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea; a city in western Texas
  • Oklahoma City -  capital and largest city of Oklahoma; the economy is based on oil and livestock
  • Omdurman -  a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese; a city of Sudan; located in the central Sudan on the White Nile opposite Khartoum
  • Omsk -  a city in the Asian part of Russia
  • Oran -  a port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
  • Orumiyeh -  a city on the western side of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran
  • Osaka -  port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan
  • Osasco -  a city in southeastern Brazil; suburb of Sao Paulo
  • Oslo -  the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
  • Ottawa -  the capital of Canada (located in southeastern Ontario across the Ottawa river from Quebec); a member of the Algonquian people of southern Ontario; a river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal
  • Palermo -  the capital of Sicily; located in northwestern Sicily; an important port for 3000 years
  • Paris -  the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce; a town in northeastern Texas; (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War; sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
  • Perm -  a city in the European part of Russia; a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals;  give a permanent wave to
  • Perth -  the state capital of Western Australia
  • Peshawar -  city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
  • Philadelphia -  the largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Phnom Penh -  the capital and largest city of Kampuchea
  • Phoenix -  the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation; a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor; a legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix; according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a time and it renewed itself every 500 years; a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
  • Portland -  largest city in Maine in the southwestern corner of the state; freshwater port and largest city in Oregon; located in northwestern Oregon on the Willamette River which divides the city into east and west sections; renowned for its beautiful natural setting among the mountains
  • Prague -  the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century
  • Pretoria -  city in the Transvaal; the seat of the executive branch of the government of South Africa
  • Puebla De Zaragoza -  a city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateau
  • Pyongyang -  capital of North Korea and an industrial center
  • Quito -  the capital of Ecuador
  • Rabat -  the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast
  • Rasht -  city in northwestern Iran near the Caspian Sea
  • Rawalpindi -  an ancient city in northeastern Pakistan; served as capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being built
  • Recife -  a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
  • rich -  pleasantly full and mellow; very productive; possessing material wealth; having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources); suggestive of or characterized by great expense; high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air; of great worth or quality; containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar; affording an abundant supply; strong; intense; marked by great fruitfulness; marked by richness and fullness of flavor;  people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
  • Riga -  a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League
  • Rio De Janeiro -  the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
  • Riyadh -  joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia
  • Rome -  the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church; capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
  • Rostov na donu -  a seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia
  • Rotterdam -  the 2nd largest city in the Netherlands; located in the western Netherlands near the North Sea
  • Saint Petersburg -  a city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia; a city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort
  • Salem -  a city in southern India; a city in northeastern Massachusetts; site of the witchcraft trials in 1692; capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River
  • Salvador -  a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
  • Samara -  a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
  • San Antonio -  a city of south central Texas; site of the Alamo; site of several military bases and a popular haven for vacationers
  • San Diego -  a picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base
  • San Francisco -  a port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge
  • San Jose -  the capital and largest city of Costa Rica; a city in western California located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay south of San Francisco; a center for computer and electronics industries
  • San Juan -  the capital and largest city of Puerto Rico
  • Santa Cruz -  a city in central Bolivia; a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center
  • Santiago -  a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape; the capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America; port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial center; city in the northern Dominican Republic
  • Santo Domingo -  the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic
  • Sao Paulo -  an ultramodern city in southeastern Brazil; the largest city in South America
  • Sapporo -  a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido
  • Sarajevo -  capital and largest city of Bosnia; scene of the assassination of Francis Ferdinand in 1914 which precipitated World War I
  • Saratov -  an industrial city in the European part of Russia
  • Seattle -  a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington
  • Semarang -  a port city is southern Indonesia; located in northern Java
  • Seoul -  the capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia; located in northwestern South Korea
  • Sevilla -  a city in southwestern Spain; a major port and cultural center; the capital of bullfighting in Spain
  • Shanghai -  the largest city of China; located in the east on the Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world;  take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
  • Sheffield -  a steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry
  • Shenyang -  a city in northeastern China
  • Shiraz -  a city in central southwestern Iran; ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby
  • Singapore -  an island south of the Malay Peninsula; a country in southeastern Asia on the island of Singapore; achieved independence from Malaysia in 1965; the capital of Singapore; one of the world's biggest ports
  • Skoplje -  capital of modern Macedonia
  • Sofia -  capital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western Bulgaria
  • Soweto -  a large collection of African townships southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa; inhabited solely by Black Africans
  • Stockholm -  the capital and largest city of Sweden; located in southern Sweden on the Baltic
  • Stuttgart -  a city in southwestern Germany famous for innovative architecture
  • Sydney -  the largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port
  • Tabriz -  an ancient city in northwestern Iran; known for hot springs
  • Taipei -  the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan
  • Taiyuan -  an ancient city in northeastern China noted for coal mining and steel production
  • Tampa -  a resort city in western Florida; located on Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico
  • Tampico -  a port city in eastern Mexico
  • Tangshan -  an industrial city of northeastern China in Hebei province
  • taro -  tropical starchy tuberous root; herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves; edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
  • Tbilisi -  the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
  • Tegucigalpa -  the capital and largest city of Honduras
  • Tehran -  the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
  • Thane -  a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land); a feudal lord or baron
  • The Hague -  the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice
  • Tianjin -  a major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in China
  • Tijuana -  a Mexican city just south of San Diego on the Lower California peninsula; popular among American tourists for racetracks and bullfights
  • Tokyo -  the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
  • Torino -  capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
  • Toronto -  the provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)
  • Tripoli -  the capital and chief port and largest city of Libya; in northwestern Libya on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC; a port city and commercial center in northwestern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; a weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone; in powdered form it is used in polishing
  • Tunis -  the capital and principal port of Tunisia
  • Ufa -  a city in the European part of Russia
  • Ulaanbaatar -  the capital and largest city of Mongolia
  • Valencia -  a city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean; an industrial city in northern Venezuela
  • Vancouver -  a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city; a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon; English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)
  • Veracruz -  a major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz
  • Vienna -  the capital and largest city of Austria; located on the Danube in northeastern Austria; was the home of Beethoven and Brahms and Haydn and Mozart and Schubert and Strauss
  • Vientiane -  the capital and largest city of Laos
  • Vilnius -  the capital and largest city of Lithuania; located in southeastern Lithuania
  • Volgograd -  a city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43
  • Warsaw -  the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland
  • Washington -  the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791; a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific; 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799); United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915); the federal government of the United States
  • Winnipeg -  the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters; a lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
  • Wroclaw -  a city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
  • Wuhan -  a city of central China on the Chang Jiang; the commercial and industrial center of central China
  • Yangon -  the capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta
  • Yaounde -  the capital of Cameroon
  • Yokohama -  port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
  • Zagreb -  the capital of Croatia
  • Zaragoza -  an ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon
  • Zaria -  a city in north central Nigeria; agricultural trading center
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