Short for New York City. Since New York is the only real city in America, it can be referred to with a capital "C".
If used within the 5 buroughs it typically means Manhattan. If outside the 5 buroughs, it refers to any of the 5 buroughs or all of them collectively.
At 11 o'clock, take the 2 train into Times Square. We're going to party in the City tonight.
This place sucks. I can't wait to get back to the City and hit up a bodega at 4am for some forties.
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