Tanya's Tips: American Cities and Nicknames
Many major cities in the U.S. have special nicknames. If you don’t know what they are, you may get confused when you hear Americans use them in everyday life.
I’ve put together a list of my favorite cities - see if you can guess their special names. Does the city where you come from have a nickname?
New York City
New York City is called the Big Apple because
Boston is called Beantown because
Chicago is called the Windy City because
New Orleans is called the Big Easy because
Denver is called the Mile High City because
Seattle is called the Emerald City because
Miami is called the Magic City because
Las Vegas is called Sin City because
Philadelphia is called the City of Brotherly Love because
By Tanya Burovtseva
An international exchange alumna originally from Ukraine, Tanya started her career at InterExchange in 2011. Tanya is passionate about travel and cultural exchange and enjoys meeting J-1 exchange participants at InterExchange events.
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