the Big Smoke
- (informal) a large city, esp London
Example Sentences Including 'the Big Smoke'
And with my new skills I might even consider abandoning my Northern roots and coming back down to the Big Smoke.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
Here in the Big Smoke , the market and the newly slimmed-down investment business could take just as long.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The occasion was a farewell to the antique-Jaguar driving Greg Pratt, who is packing up his pencils and heading to the Big Smoke of Sydney.
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