global city

(noun) “[A] city that headquarters multinational corporations, exercise significant international political influence, host headquarters of international nongovernmental organizations, host influential media, and host advanced communication and transportation infrastructure” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: global cities

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Globalization and the Economy. Connexions, June 4, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42923/1.2/).