Villas : nf (word from latin villa "farm, house of the countryside ").
The word “city” has several meanings:
1. Geographical and social environment formed by an organic and relatively considerable assembly of constructions and whose inhabitants work, for the most part, inside the agglomeration, in commerce, industry, administration (synonyms: agglomeration, city; capital, metropolis; -pole; urban).
Build a city. Foundation of a city. Expanding city.
Cities combined (conurbation; megalopolis).
"The Tentacular Cities", poems by the Flemish Belgian poet, French-speaking Émile Verhaeren (1855-1916).
Satellite city. Dormitory town (city, dormitory).
Small towns, with less than 20 inhabitants, in France. Large cities, with more than 000 inhabitants.
The city of Paris.
The City of Lights : Paris.
The pink City : Toulouse.
The Eternal City: Rome.
Holy cities (Jerusalem, Rome, Mecca, Lourdes, Varanasi).
Industrial, commercial, administrative city; academic; residential.
City of waters: spa.
Walled city (citadel).
Open city. New city. Operation ghost town. Twin towns.
City of a hundred thousand souls. Center, heart, suburbs of a city.
Suburb of a big city.
Town hall (town hall).
In the city (intramural); outside (of) the city (outside the city).
In town: in the city (and especially in the center).
Go to town.
Carry a letter in town (without mailing it, abbreviation: EV).
Specially: In town: away from home, being invited.
In the city: in real life. They are married in the city as on the stage, as on the screen.
By extension: The administration, the legal person of the city (municipality).
City loan. Work undertaken, financed by the city.
Specially: Important part of a city.
Upper and lower town: the upper and lower districts of the same city, which have an individuality.
Arab city and European city.
The old Town.
2. Life, social habits in a big city (as opposed to the countryside, the land).
The fun, the lights, the noise of the city (city dweller).
Clothes, city shoes, which are worn in the city, which are worn during the day (as opposed to evening) and which are "dressed" (as opposed to sports, work).
Dress, toilet, dress.
Printing: Works, city works, intended for individuals (as opposed to labour).
Especially: Paris and worldly, intellectual life (as opposed to Versailles).
The City and the Court.
3. By metonymy: The inhabitants of the city.
The whole town is talking about it.