See also Metropolis
NounPatrono:RftMetropolis (plural Metropolises or metropoleis)
- Patrono:History The mother (founding) polis (city state) of a colony, especially in the Ancient Greek/Hellenistic world.
- A large, busy city, especially as the main city in an area or country or as distinguished from surrounding rural areas.
- (canon law) The see of a metropolitan archbishop, ranking above its suffragan diocesan bishops.
colony’s mother city
large, busy city
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- metropool m. and f.
metròpolis m. (Cyrillic spelling метро̀полис)
declension of Metropolis
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