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adjective as in concerning a city

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These three service areas happen to be in the largest metropolitan areas of the state, where population density creates the most opportunity for profit.

RootMetrics also ranked the carriers in seven categories in each of 55 major metropolitan areas, down from its usual 125 areas.

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The city is actually home to 145 distinct communities and the LGBTQ population ranks 15 of 50 of the largest metropolitan areas.

By July 2020, about 60% of LinkedIn connections in the US were made with people outside of the user’s metropolitan area.

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The Seoul metropolitan area has emerged as a virus hot spot, and local government authorities made it mandatory this week for all citizens to wear masks both indoors and outdoors.

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department refused to discuss the case on the record.

James Trainum was a police officer with the Washington, DC Metropolitan police force.

One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

The Metropolitan Center did not have enough room to keep the 26 women overnight, so they had to drive out to Van Nuys Jail.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute has staged some truly fantastic shows over the past few years.

Two appointments from your Majesty came last year to this metropolitan church of Manila.

Girra was a powerful figure in the metropolitan pin-ball game syndicate and had a piece of the number policy racket too.

The dowager, on the contrary, would have preferred that half the metropolitan faculty should see him daily.

Notice was given that the Parson would address the public in the evening at Metropolitan Hall.

The hotel was really a good one, and the presence of several motor parties gave the caf almost a metropolitan appearance.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to metropolitan, such as: cosmopolitan, urban, urbane, city, modern, and municipal.

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