Definition of silver city in English:

silver city


  • 1A mining town.

    ‘Japan floated a proposal to establish silver city communities overseas’
    • ‘The place could not be more different from the old silver cities of tin Nissen huts.’
    • ‘We are the children of the Silver Cities.’
    • ‘The memories of those who passed through the silver cities are only now being collated.’
    1. 1.1the Silver City A name for Broken Hill in New South Wales.
      ‘while in the Silver City they met local high school students and poets’
      • ‘He's been a doctor in the silver city for 13 years.’
      • ‘The difficulties in getting people to the Silver City has dropped the expected attendance from 600 to 250.’
      • ‘He was announced as the Silver City's Sport Star of the Year.’
      • ‘While in the Silver City, he called into the ABC studios for a chat about his life.’
      • ‘Several other athletes from the Silver City will compete in various stages.’
      • ‘Over 12,000 people flocked to the Silver City's show ground.’
      • ‘The Silver City looks as though there's a while to go before she's ready to hang up the miner's hat.’
      • ‘It took more than eight hours to travel to the racetrack in the Silver City.’
      • ‘But how will the Silver City's most famous recluse feel about all the attention?’
      • ‘The Silver City has hosted a number of his plays.’