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metropolitan area

noun as in city

noun as in metropolis

Strong match

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Example Sentences

As its population has expanded, so too has the metropolitan area.

Unless you live in a metropolitan area, chances are the number is very small.

The occupied land is small, virtually microscopic in comparison to the St. Louis metropolitan area.

In raw numbers, some 169,099 jobs were posted in the Detroit metropolitan area in all of 2007.

During the Great Recession, one the areas that was least affected was the D.C. metropolitan area.

So I decided to hold a review of those from 16 to 18 years of age serving in the Metropolitan area.

I would not lightly steal a penny toy in the Metropolitan area.

There was, by now, a turmoil unprecedented throughout all the metropolitan area.

Boston proper is only the centre of a large metropolitan area, closely settled, with interests in large part common.

They are scholars and students not shut up within the metropolitan area.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to metropolitan area, such as: capital, center, downtown, metropolis, municipality, and place.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.