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Meaning of METROPOLIS

Pronunciation:  mu'tr√Ępulis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  people living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994"
  2. [n]  
 

METROPOLIS is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: city, city, urban center
 
 See Also: Abidjan, Acapulco, Acapulco de Juarez, Antofagasta, Aspinwall, Cali, Campeche, Cancun, Canton, Cartagena, central city, Changan, chihuahua, Chongqing, Chungking, city center, Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Victoria, civic center, Colon, Concepcion, concrete jungle, Constantine, Cordoba, Cordova, Culiacan, Douala, down town, Dunkerque, Dunkirk, Durazzo, Durres, Elisabethville, Fengtien, financial center, Guangzhou, Hamilton, Hangchow, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Hsian, hub, inner city, Juarez, Kananga, Kandy, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Lanchou, Lanchow, Lanzhou, Loyang, Lubumbashi, Luluabourg, Luoyang, Mandalay, Medellin, medical center, Merida, Moukden, Mukden, municipal center, municipality, municipality, Nanchang, Nan-chang, Nanjing, Nanking, Nanning, Nan-ning, Oran, Philippopolis, Plovdiv, Punta Arenas, San Pedro Sula, Santa Ana, Shanghai, Shenyang, Sian, Singan, Taichung, Tianjin, T'ien-ching, Tientsin, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Xian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Me*trop"o*lis\, n. [L. metropolis, Gr. ?, prop., the
mother city (in relation to colonies); ? mother + ? city. See
{Mother}, and {Police}.]
1. The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or
   country.

         [Edinburgh] gray metropolis of the North.
                                               --Tennyson.

2. (Eccl.) The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest
   church dignitary.

         The great metropolis and see of Rome. --Shak.

 
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 Related Terms: archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, art center, bailiwick, banlieue, bishopric, boom town, borough, bourg, burg, burgh, canton, capital, capital city, city, commune, congressional district, constablewick, conurbation, county, departement, diocese, district, duchy, electoral district, electorate, exurb, exurbia, faubourg, garment center, ghost town, government, greater city, hamlet, hundred, Kreis, magistracy, manufacturing center, market town, medical center, megalopolis, metropolitan area, municipality, oblast, okrug, outskirts, parish, polis, precinct, principality, province, railroad center, region, riding, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shipping center, shire, shopping center, shrievalty, soke, spread city, Stadt, stake, state, suburb, suburbia, territory, tourist center, town, township, trade center, urban center, urban complex, urban sprawl, urbs, village, ville, wapentake, ward
 

 

 

 

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