Noun(1) in the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity(2) a person who lives in a metropolis
Adjective(1) relating to or characteristic of a metropolis
(1) The new prosperity of the cities made the metropolitan bishops significant figures in art patronage in the 13th and 14th centuries.(2) By an anomaly, however, none of the ten bishops had the status of archbishop or metropolitan .(3) Several studies have found that violent crime is higher in American metropolitan areas where the distribution of income is more unequal.(4) But yesterday, in a stroke, a perhaps equivalent population was subtracted from the city and the metropolitan area.(5) For the idea of development which was framed in the nineteenth century at the metropolitan centre of Europe as well as in the peripheral colonies, had this object at its centre from the outset.(6) I understand that this Index works best in smaller towns and more rural areas away from metropolitan conurbations.(7) Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire in the north of England.(8) Algeria had been conquered in 1830 and transformed into a French colony administered as if it were metropolitan France.(9) The military also was used increasingly in domestic law enforcement, even extending to a regular military presence in high-crime areas of major metropolitan cities.(10) In some cases the laws were enacted by the local society, including resident slaveowners; in others it was imposed by the metropolitan government to control slavery in distant colonies.(11) Print and framing shops can be found in every mall, many strip shopping centers, and tucked away in old city shopping areas in every metropolitan community in America.(12) Water restrictions were imposed on Saturday in the metropolitan area and in towns and properties fed by the Goldfields pipeline.(13) But he said primary schools in Rochdale still received less money than the schools in other metropolitan boroughs and the council was looking to increase the amount.(14) Both the core city and the surrounding metropolitan area lost population in the 2000 census.(15) Lewis in terms of his art was a metropolitan in search of the visceral and his analysis of the life force was forensic in its intensity.(16) I grabbed his hand, bowed low, and kissed the great ring of the archbishop of Chicago, metropolitan of Illinois, and cardinal priest of the Roman Catholic Church.
(1) metropolitan area :: metropolitaanse gebied
1. metropolitan ::
1. bumpkin ::
2. hick ::
3. provincial ::
4. rustic ::
5. yokel ::
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