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English definition of “metropolis”


noun [C]     /məˈtrɒp.əl.ɪs/ US  /-ˈtrɑː.pəl-/ formal
a very large city , often the most important city in a large area or country : Soon afterwards he left to begin his career in the metropolis. a sprawling / bustling / modern metropolisTowns, cities and villages (general)
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