Meaning of “Greater” in the English Dictionary

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"Greater" in British English

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Greateradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈɡreɪ.tər/ us /ˈɡreɪ.t̬ɚ/

used before names of some cities to refer to both the city itself and the area around it:

Greater Manchester

(Definition of “Greater” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)