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Other Metropolis Definition

[n] people living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994"
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Synonyms

city, city, urban center

Misc. Definitions

\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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