What is largest?

  • (adj): Greatest in size of those under consideration.
    Synonyms: biggest, greatest
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on largest:

List Of Cities In South Korea
... The largest cities of South Korea have self-governing status equivalent to that of provinces ... Seoul, the largest city and capital, is classified as a teukbyeolsi (Special City), while the next 6 largest cities (see the list below) are classified as gwangyeoksi (Metropolitan Cities see ...
Pueblo, Colorado - Culture and Contemporary Life - Entertainment and Performing Arts
... Pueblo is the home to Colorado's largest single event, the Colorado State Fair, held annually in the late summer, and the largest parade, the state fair parade, as well as an annual Chili Festival ... Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals have been held in Pueblo for twenty-three years, largest and premier street rod event in the region ...
Economy Of Italy
... Factbook, in 2011 Italy was the eighth-largest economy in the world, the fourth-largest in Europe and the third-largest in the Eurozone in terms of nominal GDP, and the tenth-largest ...
Christchurch - Demographics
... Council has a population of 363,200 (June 2012 estimate), making it the second-largest in New Zealand, and the largest city in the South Island ... The Christchurch urban area is the second-largest in the country by population, after Auckland ...
Shanghai - Economy
... It was the largest and most prosperous city in the Far East during the 1930s, and rapid re-development began in 1990s ... The three largest service industries are financial services, retail, and real estate ... China’s largest steelmaker Baosteel Group and Jiangnan Shipyard, one of China's oldest shipbuilders are both located in Shanghai ...

More definitions of "largest":

  • (adj): Maximal in amount.
    Synonyms: outside

Famous quotes containing the word largest:

    The largest pond is as sensitive to atmospheric changes as the globule of mercury in its tube.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The debt was the most sacred obligation incurred during the war. It was by no means the largest in amount. We do not haggle with those who lent us money. We should not with those who gave health and blood and life. If doors are opened to fraud, contrive to close them. But don’t deny the obligation, or scold at its performance.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    Because it is in the nature of things that they become extreme, we have passed down from manliness to cruelty. If I had been told when I was 20 that there was a tavern in the town where the brave and the cruel were gathered together, I would have run all the way and I would have gone up to the largest and leatheriest of the denizens and said: “If you truly love me, kill the bartender.”
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)