metropolis metropolis  /mə ˈtrɑ pə ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
  2. (n) people living in a large densely populated municipality

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Usage(s):

  1. Photographer Kadir van Lohuizen photographs the city's transformation into a modern metropolis in anticipation of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
  2. It's about the cosmic compendium of knowledge Wikipedia and the million-channel people's network YouTube and the online metropolis MySpace.
  3. Two architect-prophets have recently published books in which each essays to predict the future of the metropolis.

News

  1. Superman Classic Archery Tournament coming to Metropolis next week

    A popular annual archery tournament is coming to Metropolis, Illinois next week.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah

  2. Honeywell Metropolis plant resumes front end operations

    The Honeywell plant in Metropolis, Illinois started front end operations this morning after spending months on safety upgrades.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah

  3. "Front end" operations to resume at Honeywell Metropolis Thursday

    After many months of safety upgrades, Honeywell Metropolis will begin restarting part of their operations Thursday. The plant will begin "front end" operations, which includes ore production work and green salt production.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah

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Quotes

  1. "In many ways, the city of Mumbai bears striking similarities to New York," Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told the audience at police headquarters. "It is the country's financial capital, a densely populated, multicultural metropolis and...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Raymond Kelly Source: FOXNews

  2. "When you're telling tales that deal with the supernatural, it's very easy in an urban metropolis to relegate them to some kind of logical explanation," says Eric Balfour, who stars as Haven's resident bad-boy Duke Crocker. "What makes small...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Eric Balfour Source: Canada.com

  3. "We are proud to welcome Montreal, the second largest French-speaking city in the world and a multicultural metropolis whose residents are deeply passionate about the world's game, to Major League Soccer," Commissioner Garber said. "Joey...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Don Garber Source: Seattle Times (blog)

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