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Date: 1900-2000
Language: French
Origin: métro, from (chemin de fer) métropolitain 'metropolitan railway'

metro

noun
     
Related topics: Trains, Railways
met‧ro plural metros [countable]
TTT a railway system that runs under the ground below a city:
the Paris Metro
It'll be quicker to go on the metro.

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