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metro

noun uk   /ˈmet.rəʊ/ us    /-roʊ/

metro noun (UNDERGROUND RAILWAY)

[U] an underground electric railway system in some cities, especially in France: Let's go by Metro. a metro station the Paris metro

metro noun (CITY)

[C] Indian English a large city: Our company has developed commercial properties across the four metros in India.

metro

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈmet.rəʊ/ us    /ˈmet.roʊ/ US
relating to a large city and the area surrounding it: This guidebook includes a map of the Phoenix metro area.
(Definition of metro from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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