City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Illinois Entire Site

Top Illinois Entries

31. Fittin' to: Chicago urban vernacular for "about to," as in "I'm fittin' to go to Jewel to pick up some flour."  
32. Circle, The: Not to be confused with the Loop, the Circle refers to the intersection of I-90/I-94 and I-290, just west of downto...  
33. UICC: University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC) is the former name of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). ...  
34. 773-202-LUNA: A catchy little jingle that gets stuck in Chicagons' heads when watching Luna carpet store commercials.  
35. 312: 312, pronounced 3-1-2, is an "urban" wheat beer made by local Goose Island Brewery. 312 is also the most recognizab...  
36. diagonal street: Chicago has a near-perfect grid of perpendicular streets, with the exception of a few main diagonal streets that ge...  
37. Cornerstone Children's Learning Center: Day Care, Learning Center, Child Care, Preschool, Pre Kindergarten, Summer Camp, Flex Care, Drop In Care, Child Tim...
38. Seniors Insurance Choices: Providing affordable final expense insurance, Medicare Advantage, annuities, at Seniors Insurance Choices in South ...
39. Chicago Bicycle Company: Bicycle Shop, Bicycle Store, Bike Shops, Bike Repair, Bike Maintenance, Mobile Bike Repair, Bicycle Accessories, Mo...
40. Milwaukee Diagnostic Auto Center: Auto Repair, Brakes, Tires, Shocks Struts, Transmission
41. A. Lopez Truck Tire Service Inc.: Tire Shop, Truck Repair Shop
42. Linda Marino PhD: Psychologist, Couples Therapy, Anxiety, Ptsd, Adhs, Depression
43. Ink and Iron Custom Tattoo Studio: Proficient in making the wind carry their fame across the streets, lanes, and by-lanes, we are the body jewelry and...
44. Daniel Mintz, Attorney At Law: Family Law Attorney, Paternity Attorney, Adoption Attorney, Divorce Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Attorn...
45. SJM AutoWerks: Auto Repair, Brake Repair, Tire Repair, Transmission Service, Car Maintenance, Foreign Car Repair, Commercial Auto ...
 
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 > >>
 
Illinois Tagline
"Land of Lincoln" Edit | History
Poll
Past Words of the Day

Potatoes

Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

Creek, river, stream, etc.

The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname isn't going away anytime soon.

The bridge connects downtown Cincinnati Ohio to Newport Kentucky. The bridge crosses the Ohio River and is just over a half mile long.

1. A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a person once knowing where he went to high school. This is perhaps a testament to the intense segregation that has plagued the city.

2. the most commonly used question in stl; the first thing people ask when they meet you.