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met·ro·pol·i·tan

metropolitan

 
 
pronunciation:
me tr pa lih tn
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having to do with a large city and the communities around it.
The metropolitan area of Miami was warned about the hurricane.
synonyms:
civic, urban
similar words:
municipal
derivation: metropolitanism (n.)
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The word metropolitan contains the following part:
pol, polit, polis Greek root that means city, citizen