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metro

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmetrəʊ/
an underground railway system in a large city: the Paris metro a metro stationRailways and railway lines
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…
(Definition of metro noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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