metro


1met·ro

noun \ˈme-(ˌ)trō, in French context also mā-ˈ\

: an underground railway system in some cities

plural metros

Full Definition of METRO

:  subway b

Origin of METRO

French métro, short for (chemin de fer) métropolitain metropolitan railroad
First Known Use: 1904

Other Transportation Terms

camber, corduroy, demurrage, milestone

2met·ro

adjective \ˈme-(ˌ)trō\

: of or relating to a large city and sometimes to the area around it

Full Definition of METRO

:  metropolitan 2

First Known Use of METRO

1953

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