City Nicknames

city nicknames trivia
The name of this city is the combination of two Greek words which mean love and brother - "The City of Brotherly Love":
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Rochester
Cleveland

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Although gambling was legalized in 1931, this city is infamously called "Sin City" due to illicit casinos and organized crime that were once part of its legacy:
Las Vegas
Reno
Atlantic City
Charlestown

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Perhaps due to the significant rainfall each year, this city is known as "Emerald City" for its abundance of lush greenery and forestry:
Seattle
Honolulu
Salt Lake City
San Francisco

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"The Magic City" gained its name for how fast it turned into an urban mecca as people flocked to this area looking for land more than a century ago:
Miami
Orlando
Tampa
Jacksonville

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"The Mile High City" sits at an elevation of 5,280 (or one mile) above sea level:
Denver
Boulder
Aspen
Pueblo

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The prizes available  at large horse races around this city were called "big apples" which later evolved in "The Big Apple":
New York City
Chicago
Washington, DC
Atlanta

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Whether you think the name comes from its blistery weather or from its "full of hot air" politicians, this city is known as "The Windy City":
Chicago
New York
Washington, DC
Los Angeles

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Home to Fort McHenry, the name "The Charm City" comes to this city from an advertising campaign designed to capitalize on the cities history and charm:
Baltimore
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Charleston

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