What does metropolitan mean?

Definitions for metropolitan
ˌmɛ trəˈpɒl ɪ tnmetropoli·tan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metropolitan(noun)

    in the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity

  2. metropolitan(adj)

    a person who lives in a metropolis

  3. metropolitan(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of a metropolis

    "metropolitan area"

Wiktionary

  1. metropolitan(Noun)

    A bishop empowered to oversee other bishops; an archbishop.

  2. metropolitan(Noun)

    The inhabitant of a metropolis.

  3. metropolitan(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the see or province of a metropolitan.

  4. metropolitan(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, a metropolis or other large urban settlement.

  5. Origin: From metropolitanus, from μητροπολίτης.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Metropolitan(adj)

    of or pertaining to the capital or principal city of a country; as, metropolitan luxury

  2. Metropolitan(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or designating, a metropolitan or the presiding bishop of a country or province, his office, or his dignity; as, metropolitan authority

  3. Metropolitan(noun)

    the superior or presiding bishop of a country or province

  4. Metropolitan(noun)

    an archbishop

  5. Metropolitan(noun)

    a bishop whose see is civil metropolis. His rank is intermediate between that of an archbishop and a patriarch

  6. Origin: [LL. metropolitanus.]

Freebase

  1. Metropolitan

    Metropolitan is the debut film by director and screenwriter Whit Stillman. It received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'metropolitan' in Adjectives Frequency: #707

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How to say metropolitan in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of metropolitan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of metropolitan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of metropolitan in a Sentence

  1. Glenn Smith:

    We have now turned every major metropolitan area blue.

  2. Cristina Fernandez:

    I ask the national security services and the metropolitan police to solve this horrible crime.

  3. Philip Holloway:

    He remains in the Metropolitan Atlanta area and has been questioned by police as have many other people.

  4. Carlos Cases:

    The streets of Puerto Rico at the time, especially in the San Juan metropolitan area, were essentially no man's land.

  5. Richard Blanco:

    They pushed me as well and they pointed their guns at me, they broke the metropolitan mayor's office glass doors with a sledgehammer.

Images & Illustrations of metropolitan

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