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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR METRO

A subway is always a tube, or the underground, or the Metro.

"There's a new picture at the Metro," he said as quietly as he could.

I went down into the Metro and in time arrived at the station.

(Metro de drapo signifus metron, kiu kuŝis sur drapo, aŭ kiu estas uzata por drapo).

(Metro de drapo would mean a yard-measure which was lying on cloth, or which is used for cloth).

The Metro was not crowded, Andrews and Jeanne sat opposite each other without talking.

Aristoteles de regimine principumGwydo de excidio Troianorumidem in metro.

WORD ORIGIN

Paris underground, 1904, from French abbreviation of Chemin de Fer Métropolitain "Metropolitan Railway" (see metropolitan (adj.)). French chemin de fer "railroad" is literally "iron road."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR METRO

public transportation

nounpublic transit service

subway

noununderground railroad
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