Noun(1) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts(2) people living in a large densely populated municipality
(1) The modern metropolis of Shanghai was once a small village facing the East China Sea.(2) Here the small town atmosphere is intermixed with the comforts of a metropolis .(3) The trio crashed through the dangling remains, now in the rough suburbs of the metropolis .(4) Four thousand years ago Kerma, the capital of the kingdom of Kush, was a massive metropolis , the first in sub-Saharan Africa.(5) It had grown from a cluster of stone buildings to a high-tech metropolis reaching kilometers in the air.(6) She was to buy a train ticket to Lanzhou, a polluted industrial metropolis in northern China with a large addict population.(7) I had expected to escape the bustle of the metropolis and soak in the undisturbed beauty of nature.(8) This has the look of an inner London borough on a bright Saturday, a feeling of a village within a huge metropolis .(9) The city formerly known as Saigon is a sprawling, bustling metropolis in the south of Vietnam.(10) The larger the metropolis grows, the less coherent its image becomes.(11) The water supply and underground water systems in Taipei are outdated for the modern metropolis that is the nation's capital.(12) Ironically, the network which leads the girl away from her little village to the metropolis does not figure anywhere.(13) At one end it bleeds into the metropolis of Kansas City and at the other is farmland and small towns.(14) Shanghai's amazing economic growth is promoting the city into a metropolis .(15) The child's cry of concern went on unheard, a faint whisper amidst the busy streets of a crowded metropolis .(16) Vancouver is a rare city - a metropolis that pretty much has it all, yet avoids being bland, boring or smug.
(1) metropolis :: metropool
2. chief town ::
3. county town ::
4. big city ::
5. conurbation ::
6. megalopolis ::
7. megacity ::
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