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metro

noun uk   /ˈmet.rəʊ/  us   /-roʊ/

metro noun (UNDERGROUND RAILWAY)

[U] an underground electric railway system in some cities: UK Let's go by Metro.US Let's use the Metro. a metro station the Paris/Los Angeles 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.
Translations of “metro”
in Korean 지하철…
in Arabic قِطار الأنْفاق…
in Portuguese metrô…
in Catalan metro…
in Japanese (大都市の)地下鉄…
in Italian metro, ferrovia metropolitana…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指法國的)地鐵…
in Russian метро…
in Turkish metro, yeraltı raylı sistem…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指法国的)地铁…
in Polish metro…
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