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Synonyms for metropolis
mɪˈtrɒp ə lɪsme·trop·o·lis

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Wiktionary1.3 / 4 votes

  1. metropolisnoun

    Synonyms:
    mother city, metropole

  2. metropolisnoun

    Synonyms:
    archbishopric

English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 3 votes

  1. metropolis

    The metropolis is the chief city in the commercial, the capital in the political sense. The capital of an American State is rarely its metropolis.

    Synonyms:
    capital, chief city, seat of government

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. city, metropolis, urban centernoun

    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

    "Ancient Troy was a great city"

    Synonyms:
    city, urban center

  2. city, metropolisnoun

    people living in a large densely populated municipality

    "the city voted for Republicans in 1994"

    Synonyms:
    city, urban center

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. metropolisnoun

    Synonyms:
    chief city, capital

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "metropolis":

    métropole, metropolitan, cosmopolitan, city

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Metropolis":

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#1163capital
#5446metropolitan
#17456metropolis
#19811cosmopolitan
#43285metropole
#228590archbishopric

How to use metropolis in a sentence?

  1. Amadou Doumbia:

    Sydney Airport is a city that has never really invested deeply in a cohesive plan for being congruent -- at least until now, you look at the city center and it's towering with soaring corporate buildings or incredible colonial era buildings. But the minute you leave these areas, you're faced with a' city' that feels half metropolis and half suburban.

  2. Ross Barney:

    Being in the center of a global metropolis, this project faced and overcame a lot of issues, there were a lot of pioneering approaches, from design through to funding, that I think many of the world's cities could benefit from.

  3. Alfredo Barrera Rubio:

    It was in the Terminal Classic when Chichn Itz, becoming a prominent metropolis in the northeast of present-day Yucatn, extended its influence over sites such as Kulub.

  4. Quentin Crisp:

    In an expanding universe, time is on the side of the outcast. Those who once inhabited the suburbs of human contempt find that without changing their address they eventually live in the metropolis.

  5. John Quincy Adams:

    The harmony of the nation is promoted and the whole Union is knit together by the sentiments of mutual respect, the habits of social intercourse, and the ties of personal friendship formed between the representatives of its several parts in the performance of their service at this metropolis.


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