greater

adjective, often capitalized
great·​er | \ ˈgrā-tər How to pronounce greater (audio) \

Definition of greater

: consisting of a central city together with adjacent areas that are naturally or administratively connected with it Greater London

First Known Use of greater

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for greater

comparative of great

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The first known use of greater was in 1882

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“Greater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greater. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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