metropolitan
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the primate of an ecclesiastical province 2. one who lives in a metropolis or displays metropolitan manners or customs II. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin metropolitanus of the see of a metropolitan, from metropolita, noun, metropolitan, from Late Greek mētropolitēs, from mētropolis see of a metropolitan, from Greek, capital Date: 15th century 1. of or constituting a metropolitan or his see 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of a metropolis and sometimes including its suburbs 3. of, relating to, or constituting a mother country as distinguished from a colony

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  • Metropolitan — Met ro*pol i*tan, n. [LL. metropolitanus.] 1. The superior or presiding bishop of a country or province. [1913 Webster] 2. (Lat. Church.) An archbishop. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gr. Church) A bishop whose see is a civil metropolis. His rank is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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