metropolis / mɪˈtrɒp ə lɪs /


metropolis 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural me·trop·o·lis·es.

  1. any large, busy city.
  2. the chief, and sometimes capital, city of a country, state, or region.
  3. a central or principal place, as of some activity: the music metropolis of France.
  4. the mother city or parent state of a colony, especially of an ancient Greek colony.
  5. the chief see of an ecclesiastical province.

metropolis 近义词

n. 名词 noun

major city


  1. From Shanghai to Seoul, Tokyo to Singapore, Asia’s muggy, rapidly rising metropolises have been among the first in the world to embrace indoor farms at scale.
  2. San Diego can’t afford to turn away from those water sources that supported its growth from a small farming mission to a sprawling metropolis.
  3. With her family originally hailing from Louisiana, Knowles-Lawson spent her childhood in Galveston, Texas, but it was the metropolis of Houston that taught her she had to dream big to be big.
  4. It is now a thriving, diverse, and welcoming metropolis, and one of the fastest growing cities in the country.
  5. Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is an industrious metropolis that’s an exciting place for the LGBTQ community.
  6. The town of Liqian sits on the edge of the Gobi desert, 200 miles from any metropolis, and 4,500 miles from Rome.
  7. But in New York City, a metropolis with an abundance of concrete and very few fields of grass, a far more subtle display appears.
  8. The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says.
  9. It was the Civil War that drove Leslie from his Cincinnati home to the bustling metropolis of New York City.
  10. The co-owner of Metropolis Collectables, Vincent has Wolverine mutton chops, a Tony Stark goatee, and Lex Luthor swagger.
  11. As for Brammel, he consented, as he was ready to agree to any thing but a personal visit to the great metropolis.
  12. Manila was formerly the capital of the province of that name, as well as the Philippine metropolis.
  13. He settled at Shawmut, which was finally determined upon for the metropolis, and named Boston.
  14. Before the close of the year, it found its way from Sunderland and Newcastle to the suburbs of the metropolis.
  15. In the metropolis, an extraordinary assembly of the national union took place.