Translation of "metropolis" - English-Spanish dictionary

metropolis

noun uk /məˈtrɒp.əl.ɪs/ us /-ˈtrɑː.pəl-/ formal

a very large city, often the most important city in a large area or country

metrópolis
Soon afterwards he left to begin his career in the metropolis.
a sprawling/bustling/modern metropolis

(Translation of “metropolis” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

metropolis

noun /məˈtropəlis/

a large city, especially the chief city of a country

metrópoli
the growth of the Los Angeles metropolis.
metropolitan /metrəˈpolitən/ adjective

of or in a capital city

metropolitano
the metropolitan area/police.

(Translation of “metropolis” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)