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metropolis

noun [C]
 
 
/məˈtrɒpəlɪs/
a very large city, often the most important city in a large area: Houston, the fourth most populous US city, is a sprawling metropolis. As the world's first great industrial metropolis, London was also one of the first to be badly polluted.
Translations of “metropolis”
in Vietnamese thủ đô…
in Spanish metrópoli…
in Thai มหานคร…
in Malaysian metropolis…
in French métropole…
in German die Hauptstadt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大城市,大都會, 首府, 首都…
in Indonesian kota besar…
in Russian крупный город, столица…
in Turkish büyük şehir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大城市,大都会, 首府, 首都…
in Polish metropolia…
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