What does metro mean?

Definitions for metro
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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. METRO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Metro is ranked #23604 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Metro surname appeared 1,075 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Metro.

    95.1% or 1,023 total occurrences were White.
    2.8% or 31 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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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. Louisville Metro:

    Join Louisville Metro and answer the call.

  2. Jeremy Hughes:

    As counsel for Becker Enterprises, April has received no complaints from the county government or metro police regarding these small businesses, using anti-Asian stereotypes to attack these small businesses is wrong.

  3. Randy Shulman:

    Metro Weekly comes back to this forgiveness thing, if you read between the lines, Roe Messner's not saying to me,' Metro Weekly's OK that you're gay ; Roe Messner's saying,' I forgive you for being gay and when you go off and die, Metro Weekly's going to be between you and your maker.'.

  4. Goldman Sachs Group Inc:

    This is simply false, Metro always complied with owners' instructions as to the movement of metal, its activities complied with LME rules and did not impact the cost that Americans pay for cans of beer.

  5. 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.

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