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- n. An area of population usually with a central or core city and surrounding towns or suburbs.
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From the start, giants such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co. and SunTrust Banks Inc. have been tough competitors, holding nearly half of all deposits in the metropolitan area that includes Tampa, the latest FDIC data show.
After the horrendous Columbine High School shooting tragedy in 1999, carpenter Greg Zanis erected thirteen crosses one for each person killed at Clement Park in the Denver metropolitan area as memorials for those slain in the attack.