Definition of Monumental City in English:

Monumental City

noun

US
  • With the. The city of Baltimore, Maryland.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in National Gazette (Philadelphia). From monumental + city, with reference to the Washington Monument, a Doric column 178 feet (approx. 54 metres) in height, built in Baltimore to a design by Robert Mills, in memory of George Washington.

Pronunciation

Monumental City

/ˈmɒnjʊmɛntl ˈsɪti/