Definition of Global City
(noun) A city that has international political influence, home to multinational corporations and non-governmental organizations, in addition to a globally influential mass media, and well-developed communication and transportation system.
Global City Pronunciation
Syllabification: glob·al cit·y
- American English – /glOH-buhl sIt-ee/
- British English – /glOH-buhl sIt-ee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈgloʊbəl ˈsɪti/
- British English – /ˈgləʊbəl ˈsɪti/
- Plural: global cities
- Also called:
- alpha city
- world center
- world city
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “global city.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved April 22, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/global-city/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
global city. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/global-city/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “global city.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed April 22, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/global-city/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“global city.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Apr. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/global-city/>.