metropolis

Part of speech:

Metropolitan.

Part of speech: noun

A chief city.

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Usage examples "metropolis":

  1. He was delighted to welcome Ralph from Norfolk to all the pleasures of the metropolis. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Yes, I've heard of that metropolis, you reply. - "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.
  3. In the metropolis his peculiar talents seemed to find a more profitable field. - "John Marsh's Millions", Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow.