Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of metropolis.

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Examples

  • Matt and I have lived as platonic best-friends and life-partners and old biddies or whatever you want to call it (we just call it 'us') for 2 1/2 years now in our tiny studio apartment downtown, and now we're both going away to separate mega-cities (is metropolises a word?)

    Freaking My Face Off

  • Telko has continued its inputs into growing market areas, such as Ukraine and China, as well as into growth in Russian metropolises.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • And it seems, the first to be purged from the metropolises will be the nuisances identified above: inconvenient intellectuals, university students and civil rights activists who will all be identified as 'Maoists' (never mind that they may actually be socialists, Gandhians, environmentalists or other such 'beasts') and removed from

    Countercurrents.org

  • He owned five fast-food franchises and lived in Hera only to escape "metropolises" like Tulia and Floydada.

    Standoff

  • And it seems, the first to be purged from the metropolises will be the nuisances identified above: inconvenient intellectuals, university students and civil rights activists who will all be identified as 'Maoists' (never mind that they may actually be socialists,

    World Prout Assembly

  • I can drive across Guadalajara or Mexico City and even the dreadful and anarchic Oaxaca City with blinders on but that is because I have driven through these metropolises many times and understand that the signage and road design is among the worst in the universe while the thoroughfares themselves are state-of-the-art and among the best in the world if you know where you are going.

    Driving through Guadalajara

  • Victoria lies in the shadow of the States and the metropolises (metropoli?) of the Pacific Northwest, but refuses to be defined by them; likewise, their film festival doggedly ignores its larger and more “important” cousins to the south and east – Portland, Seattle, Whistler and of course Vancouver, all of whom get more films, bigger films, more guests, more press.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • The list of metropolises where foreclosures are most common include familiar names like Miami, where one in six homes with a mortgage is on its way to foreclosure, and Detroit, where the ratio is one in 23.

    Housing Rebound Sags As Foreclosures Rise In Many Cities

  • The cost of renting and the cost of owning are more likely to be in balance in those metropolises.

    The Best Cities To Own And Best To Rent A Home

  • We are going to take your governments, your palaces, and all your purpled ease away from you, and in that day you shall work for your bread even as the peasant in the field or the starved and runty clerk in your metropolises.

    Revolution

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