Windy City


Windy City
noun
largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan
Syn: ↑Chicago
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center, ↑port
Part Holonyms: ↑Illinois, ↑Prairie State, ↑Land of Lincoln, ↑IL
Part Meronyms: ↑Sears Tower, ↑University of Chicago

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adjective
Usage: usually capitalized W&C
Etymology: from the Windy City, nickname for Chicago
slang : of or relating to the city of Chicago, Ill.

Windy City politicos

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Chicago, Ill. (used as a nickname).

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Windy City noun (US informal)
Chicago
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Main Entry:wind

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Windy City,
a nickname for Chicago.

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the ˌWindy ˈCity 7 [Windy City] noun singular
a name for the US city of Chicago

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Windy City — CHICAGO …   English World dictionary

  • Windy City — Windy Cit|y, the an informal name for the US city of ↑Chicago …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Windy City — noun Nickname for the city of , Illinois, U.S.A …   Wiktionary

  • Windy City — Chicago, Ill. (used as a nickname). * * * …   Universalium

  • Windy City — «город ветров», Чикаго …   Словарь топонимов США

  • Windy City — Chicago, Illinois and Wellington on New Zealand’s North Island …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Windy City — Wind′y Cit′y n. geg the, Chicago, Illinois (used as a nickname) …   From formal English to slang

  • Windy City — /ˈwɪndi sɪti/ (say windee sitee) noun the 1. Wellington, NZ. 2. Chicago, USA …   Australian English dictionary

  • Windy City — n. Chicago …   English slang


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