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Pronunciation:\ˈsi-tē\ \ˈstrək-chər\
Etymology: city (Middle English citie large or small town, from Anglo-French cité, from Medieval Latin civitat-, civitas, from Latin, citizenship, state, city of Rome, from civis citizen) + structure (Middle English, from Latin structura, from structus, past participle of struere to heap up, build)
Function: noun

1: the structure which consists of physical and spatial elements combined with social and human units. [1]

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1. “Cities and complexity: understanding cities with cellular automata, agent-based models, and fractals.” Michael Batty (2005)

(Vagia Pantou 10.12.2007)
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