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English citations of -icity

  • 1843, Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, volume 27, February issue, page 226:
    Beautiful are both those women in their graceful feminicity.
  • 1845, George Raymond, A Long Day, published in The Metropolitan, volume 43, page 234:
    An apricity seemed to illume her countenance.
  • 1882, Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren, Memoir of John A. Dahlgren, page 237:
    Perhaps it may be pardoned here (on account of the feminicity of the writer), if we insert some descriptions of noted visitors who were received about this time at the Capitol of the Nation.
  • 1985, Robert E. Innis, Semiotics: an introductory anthology, page 203:
    [...] or, as AJ Greimas puts it, according to certain semic axes: Italianicity belongs to a certain axis of nationalities, alongside Frenchicity, Germanicity or Spanishicity.
  • 1988, Gary Richard Edgerton, Film and the Arts in Symbols, page 174:
    In addition to this, the cancan represents for the composer one of the surest ways of evoking "Parisicity."
  • 1996, Majorie Perloff, John Cage’s Dublin, in Classical, Renaissance, and Postmodernist acts of the imagination: essays commemorating O. B. Hardison, Jr., edited by Arthur F. Kinney, page 68:
    On the other hand — and this is a characteristically Cagean paradox — there can be no doubt that the finished multitrack piece is designed to signify Irishness, even what we might call Dublinicity.
  • 1999, Yahya R. Kamalipour, Images of the U.S. around the world: a multicultural perspective, page 150:
    Americanicity in British television advertisements: [...]
  • 1999, Michael Bennett, David Warfield Teague, The nature of cities: ecocriticism and urban environments:
    This logic of Europeanicity romanticizes European spas [...]
  • 2002, Heyward Ehrlich, James Joyce’s Four-Gated City of Modernisms, in Joyce and the City, edited by Michael Begnal, page 14:
    Cage [...] used 626 volunteers [...] to make or collect locally recorded audiotapes, which he then synthesized into a new work, said to exploit the dematerialized space of Dublin as an "informational city" distinguished by its "Dublinicity."