Associations to the word «Metropolitan»

Wiktionary

METROPOLITAN, noun. (Christianity) A bishop empowered to oversee other bishops; an archbishop. [from 14th c.]
METROPOLITAN, noun. The inhabitant of a metropolis. [from 18th c.]
METROPOLITAN, adjective. (Christianity) Pertaining to the see or province of a metropolitan. [from 15th c.]
METROPOLITAN, adjective. Of, or pertaining to, a metropolis or other large urban settlement. [from 16th c.]
METROPOLITAN AREA, noun. An area of population usually with a central or core city and surrounding towns or suburbs.
METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK, noun. Alternative spelling of metropolitan area network
METROPOLITAN BISHOP, noun. Alternative form of metropolitan, a high-ranking bishop.
METROPOLITAN BISHOPS, noun. Plural of metropolitan bishop
METROPOLITAN BOROUGH, noun. (UK) a subdivision of a metropolitan county that has the status of a borough
METROPOLITAN COUNTY, noun. (UK) A county-level administrative division that covers a large urban area
METROPOLITAN FRANCE, proper noun. The part of France located in Europe

Dictionary definition

METROPOLITAN, noun. In the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity.
METROPOLITAN, noun. A person who lives in a metropolis.
METROPOLITAN, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of a metropolis; "metropolitan area".

Wise words

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
John Adams