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English definition of “Greater”

Greater

adjective [before noun]     /ˈɡreɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
used before names of some cities to refer to both the city itself and the area around it: Greater ManchesterTowns, cities and villages (general)
(Definition of Greater adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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