metropolis

the capitol, the largest, or the most important city of a country, state, or area

Metropolis

A metropolis is a large city or urban area which is a significant economic, political, and cultural center for a country or region, and an important hub for regional or international connections, commerce, and communications. The term is Greek and means the `mother city` of a colony (in the ancient sense), that is, the city which sent out settle.....
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(from the article `Mississippi River`) ...(March–June), when melting snows are followed by early summer rains. The winter runoff from this area, however, is also substantial. The crest of ...
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Metropolis

• (n.) The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary. • (n.) The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or country.
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[Anatolia] The classical city of Metropolis (Μητρόπολις) is situated in western Turkey near Yeniköy village in Torbali municipality - approximately 40 km SE of Izmir. The city was first investigated through archaeological field work from 1972 by Professor Recep Meriç from the Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir. Metropolis has been e...
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[architecture magazine] Metropolis is a monthly magazine about architecture and design, with a focus on sustainability. It is based in New York and has been published since 1981. The magazine was nominated for 2007 and 2008 National Magazine Awards in the 100,000-and-under circulation category for General Excellence. ...
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[Auckland building] Metropolis is a 40-storey residential / hotel skyscraper in the Auckland CBD of Auckland, New Zealand, developed in 1999 by Krukziener Properties. Commended for its style and quality, the NZ$180 million cost of its construction also led to major financial fallout. Metropolis is considered one of Auckland`s most exclusive...
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[barbershop quartet] Metropolis is a barbershop quartet . The group won five consecutive medals with the Barbershop Harmony Society at their annual International Convention. Metropolis has performed over 460 stage shows in the United States and in Finland, Russia, England, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Japan and Ireland. They have performed...
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[English magazine in Japan] Panspermia formations are easy to detect in most natural color space images, this image is a derived science investigative image crated by: Christopher Williams of www.spaceamoeba.com. The original was a much larger NASA image of the Milky Way. This is not a drawing. The resulting image is a modified and small po...
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[free magazine] Metropolis is a 32-to-48-page free biweekly city guide, news and classified ads glossy magazine published by Japan partnership KK targeting English-speaking foreigners in Tokyo, Japan. As of April 2011, its circulation was about 30,000. ==History== The magazine was first published in 1994 as the Tokyo Classified. Early editi...
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[religious jurisdiction] A metropolis is a see or city whose bishop is the metropolitan of a province. Metropolises, historically, have been important cities in their provinces. In the Eastern Orthodox churches, a metropolis is a type of diocese, along with eparchies, exarchates, and archdioceses. A similar system exists in the Roman Cathol...
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Metropolis

Me·trop'o·lis noun [ Latin metropolis , Greek ..., prop., the mother city (in relation to colonies); ... mother + ... city. See Mother , and Police .] 1. The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or country. « [ Edinburgh] gray metropolis of the N...
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1. The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or country. '[Edinburgh] gray metropolis of the North.' (Tennyson) ... 2. The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary. 'The great metropolis and see of Rome.' (Shak) ... Origin: L. Metropolis, Gr, prop, the mother city (in relation to colonies); mother + city. See Mother...
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Metropolis

A large and busy city or the capital city of a country.
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Metropolis

a large city that socially and economically dominates an urban area
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metropolis (s), metropoli (pl), metropolises (pl) 1. Literally, 'mother city'. 2. A very large city, often the capital or chief urban center of a country, state, or region. 3. A chief center or seat of some form of activity. 4. In Greek history, the mother-city or parent-state of a colony; hence, occasionally applied to the parent-state of a...
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Metropolis is a sci-fi drama starring Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Brigitte Helm and Fritz Rasp in a story about an evil industrialist who rules a city for the middle-classes, under which an army of slaves labour to keep the city running, until a young woman gives them hope and leads them in revolution, only to be replaced by a robot doppelganger....
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