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ˈmɛ troʊMetro

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metro, tube, underground, subway system, subwaynoun

    an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

    "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"


  1. metronoun

    A metropolitan area.

  2. metroadjective


  3. Etymology: métro, apocopic form of métropolitain, from the roots μήτηρ + πόλις.


  1. Metro

    Metro is a free tabloid newspaper available in parts of the United Kingdom and published by Associated Newspapers Ltd. It is distributed from Monday to Friday on many public-transport services in selected urban centres across the United Kingdom and at other outlets such as cafes, workplaces, bus stops, etc. Distributors have also been employed to hand out copies to pedestrians.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Metro in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Metro in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Metro in a Sentence

  1. Olaf Koch:

    We plan an expansion of our investments in digital businesses, modernisation of older stores, more stores for Media Markt and Saturn as well as for Metro Cash & Carry, also in new countries.

  2. Michael Conway:

    Traffic continues to come into Central London metro areas, and we are increasing drive-throughs in that market at a significant rate.

  3. Nashville Mayor John Cooper:

    I offer my deepest condolences to the family of Oprah Winfrey. Oprah Winfrey served on Metro Council for 16 years and dedicated Oprah Winfrey life to entrepreneurship, barbering, and mentoring young men in the community, an Army veteran and deacon, he leaves behind a legacy of service.

  4. Philippines President:

    Food is a value shared by our more than 100 million people, we're also getting to be more and more cosmopolitan because of the ten million members of our population who live outside the country. As a result, every type of food you want is here -- and not just in metro Manila.

  5. Peter Hotez:

    The big metro areas seem to be rising very quickly and some of the models are on the verge of being apocalyptic, i can't stress enough how concerned I am.

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    steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
    • A. helm
    • B. sweep
    • C. canopy
    • D. muddle

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