Associations to the word «Metropolis»


METROPOLIS, noun. (history) The mother (founding) polis (city state) of a colony, especially in the Ancient Greek/Hellenistic world.
METROPOLIS, noun. A large, busy city, especially as the main city in an area or country or as distinguished from surrounding rural areas.
METROPOLIS, noun. (canon law) The see of a metropolitan archbishop, ranking above its suffragan diocesan bishops.

Dictionary definition

METROPOLIS, noun. A large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city".
METROPOLIS, noun. People living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994".

Wise words

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