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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmetropolisme‧trop‧o‧lis /mɪˈtrɒpəlɪs $ -ˈtrɑː-/ noun [countable]  TOWNa very large city that is the most important city in a country or area The city has become a huge, bustling metropolis.see thesaurus at city
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metropolisThey are the last pro sports team left in the United States that does not play in a metropolis.It was a metropolis of two streets, after all, and everyone saw everybody else six times a day.After 1850 Paris grew quickly into a busy metropolis.They drove quickly, leaving the immense metropolis behind them.Our aim is to make Sydney the musical metropolis of the world.Wealth, culture, and international adventure had turned a tiny collection of huts into a huge sandstone metropolis.For the time, he was the most important man in the metropolis.He felt the attraction of the literary life of the metropolis.Moated Norfolk, Theodora thought, and moated house, defended against the falsity, rapacity and sheer ugliness of the metropolis.Sant'Elia's city was a utopian metropolis designed on a monumental scale.
From Longman Business Dictionarymetropolisme‧trop‧o‧lis /məˈtrɒpələsməˈtrɑː-/ noun [countable] a very large city with a lot of industrial and economic activity that is usually the most important city in a country or area, but not always its capitala sprawling industrial metropolis
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