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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Any large or important city.

Usage examples (36)
  • In the shade and sun of grass blade forests, small living things had their metropolis.
  • The term metropolis comes from two Greek words meter and polis, or "mother-city."
  • Vespasian marched against "Gadara," which he calls the metropolis of
  • "If anything could spoil his temper, it is a day in what he calls the metropolis of Philistinism." for more
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