Global City
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\ˈgləʊbəl \ \ˈsɪti
Etymology: globe + al, from Middle English cite <Old French cite < Latin civitas
Function: adjective

1.Sasskia used this expression first time refer to London, New York and Tokyo in her work. It’s a city recognized without the need for a description, a large population –the center of a metropolitan area with a population of at least one million.[1]

times_square_new_york[2]

Associated words + links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_city

Bibliography
1. Sasskia Sassen “Global Networks, Linked Cities” , open source
2. image taken from here

(monika szawiola, 26/11/07)
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