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Definition of "metro" []

  • A subway system. (noun)
  • Metropolitan: metro Los Angeles. (adjective)
  • A metropolitan area: "This metro ranks number one in unemployment” ( American Demographics). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "metro" in a sentence
  • ""The term metro is perhaps used loosely," Skryja said."
  • "The place to get sushi in the metro is actually Ichiban Sushi at 11809 College Blvd Overland Park, KS 66210."
  • ""It's kind of the last area in what we call the metro area that doesn't have a facility like that close by," Wallace said."