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Only highly intelligent people know the nicknames of these major cities

Geography Story: Only highly intelligent people know the nicknames of these major cities

People give nicknames to different objects in order to specify some qualities or characteristics. Nicknames are mostly funny, because of witty exagerations and comparisons. However, some of the nicknames come to us by chance. Let's investigate the origins of the following nicknames!



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206 Comments
Kenneth MacLean
Chicago, the Windy City, got its name from the political “blowhards” it was famous for through the better part of the 20th century!
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Dec 11, 2017 4:47PM
thehangers
Las Vegas = Sin city
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Dec 11, 2017 5:33PM
Steve Breen
Toronto...hogtown
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Dec 11, 2017 5:05PM
Pete Bynum
Dallas - Big D, Fort Worth - Cowtown, Panther City
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Dec 11, 2017 6:04PM
BarbaRaven
You forgot Minneapolis, the City of Lakes.
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Oct 19, 2021 4:53PM
Sonja Abrahamson
Kansas City is the City of Fountains.
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Oct 16, 2021 2:55AM
Lea Fairclough
Lane Klompas, Johannesburg...Flinch City😰
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Oct 15, 2021 4:51PM
Rob Small
Auckland: the city of sails
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Sep 30, 2021 5:56PM
Nerine Radley
Johannesburg. City of Gold. Gold is being mined there on the Witwatersrand Reef.
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Sep 21, 2021 12:34AM
Lane Klompas
City of Gold, Johannesburg, Fairest Cape, Town, Windy City, Port Elizabeth and Sunshine Coast, Natal all in South Africa 🤣👍
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Aug 23, 2021 11:33AM
Alan Marks
Edinburgh is known as Auld Reekie, smoke from the chimneys in the past
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Aug 17, 2021 5:56PM
Sean Case
THE MILE HIGH CITY! Everyone SHOULD know Denver is named such because it sits 5280 feet above sea level!
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Aug 14, 2021 5:27PM
Rashi Sethi Gupta
Chandigarh India- The City Beautiful
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Aug 9, 2021 5:16AM
Anthony Lawrence
Manchester,England The Rainy City; Cape Town,South Africa,The Mother City
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Sep 1, 2020 9:20AM
molybores
Denver the mile high city
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Jun 29, 2020 4:26PM
lylegreanya
Edmonton gateway to the north, Calgary Stampede city or cow town
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May 12, 2020 9:27PM
Judy S
Bellevue is sometimes called City In The Park due to it’s Park like Nature.
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Jan 30, 2020 10:50PM
Judy S
Nebraska is the Cornhusker State in 1945 it became the official nickname of Nebraska. Derived from the University Athletic Team The Cornhuskers.
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Jan 30, 2020 10:18PM
gizmoandlady cb
Sin City - Las Vegas, Nevada
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Jan 7, 2020 10:07PM

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