The definition of metropolitan is a city or something related to a city.(adjective)
A city and the immediate locations surrounding it is an example of a metropolitan area.
See metropolitan in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LL metropolitanus
Origin: LL(Ec) Metropolitanus
See metropolitan in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, of a metropolitan bishop
Origin: , from Late Latin mētropolītānus, metropolitan
Origin: , from Greek mētropolītēs, citizen of a metropolis
Origin: , from mētropolis, mother city; see metropolis.
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