Definition of City of God

1. Noun. Phrases used to refer to Heaven. "The Celestial City was Christian's goal in Bunyan's `Pilgrim's Progress'"

Exact synonyms: Celestial City, Heavenly City, Holy City
Generic synonyms: Heaven

Lexicographical Neighbors of City Of God

Citrus limetta
Citrus limon
Citrus limonia
Citrus maxima
Citrus medica
Citrus nobilis
Citrus paradisi
Citrus reticulata
Citrus sinensis
Citrus tangelo
Citta del Vaticano
City That Never Sleeps
City of Bridges
City of Brotherly Love
City of God (current term)
City of Light
City of London
City of Westminster
City of the Angels
Ciudad Juarez
Ciudad Juárez
Ciudad Trujillo
Ciudad Victoria
Ciudad de Mexico
Civatte's disease
Civatte bodies
Civil List
Civil Rights movement
Civil War

Literary usage of City of God

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pilgrim's Progress, from this World to that which is to Come by John Bunyan (1806)
"Tender-conscience and his other companions pass the river, and are admitted into the City of God. NOW, as they went along, they came to the place where the ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"THE FOES OF THE CITY From <The City of God> LET these and similar answers ... So also, as long as she is a stranger in the world, the city of God has in her ..."

3. The History of the Church of Christ: From the Days of the Apostles, Till the by Joseph Milner (1835)
"... namely, the city of God and the World ; the history of both, and the different genius and spirit of each, are throughout conceived with great energy by ..."

4. Roman Society in the Last Century of the Western Empire by Samuel Dill (1899)
"Yet it is a great advance in a religious struggle, when the appeal is to reason rather than to mere force; and we may well believe that the City of God, ..."

5. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1886)
"... "City of God."—Corruption of the Christian Church. STILICHO had perished in the spring of the year 408. As if the fall of the best of his generals had ..."

6. The Religious Life of Ancient Rome: A Study in the Development of Religious by Jesse Benedict Carter (1911)
"... THE City of God: THE STRUGGLE OF PAGAN AND CHRISTIAN THOUGHT on January ‘7, 395, the Emperor Theodosius died, he left behind him as rulers his two sons, ..."

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