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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 me·trop·o·lis /məˈtrɑp(ə)ləs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·trop·o·lis n.
 1. The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or country.
    [Edinburgh] gray metropolis of the North.   --Tennyson.
 2. Eccl. The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary.
    The great metropolis and see of Rome.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a large and densely populated urban area; may include
           several independent administrative districts; "Ancient
           Troy was a great city" [syn: city, urban center]
      2: people living in a large densely populated municipality;
         "the city voted for Republicans in 1994" [syn: city]