Metropole definition

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(now rare) A bishop's see. [from 19th c.]
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A metropolis; the main city of a country or area. [from 15th c.]
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The parent-state of a colony. [from 19th c.]
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
metropole
Plural:
metropoles

Origin of metropole

  • From Middle French metropole (“town with bishop's seat”), from Latin mētropolis.

    From Wiktionary