Origin and Etymology of metro
First Known Use: 1904See Words from the same year
Recent Examples of metro from the Web
The 50 percent increase would be the largest single-year jump metro government has ever faced.
By the late afternoon and into the evening, the rain will fill in over both metro regions and may become heavy at times.
The 2016 rule was designed to break up areas of concentrated poverty in two dozen metro regions, from Atlanta and Charlotte to San Diego and Honolulu.
But in the last two years, St. Louis (20th largest metro area) and San Diego (17th largest metro area) both lost NFL teams to Los Angeles over stadium fights.
Shanklin’s office said her attorney, Aubrey Williams, was not paid by metro government during her removal trial.
There are Navaratri concerts, dance performances and cultural festivals slated for metro New York; New Jersey; Atlanta; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Houston; Dallas; San Jose, Calif.; and more.
Amazon, based in Seattle, has set out a few prerequisites for bidders: The metro population should be more than 1 million, the airport should have direct flights to key US and international cities, and the mass transit system should be top-notch.
Two places had major research facilities (Huntsville, Alabama, and California-Lexington Park, Maryland), and one was the seat of the federal government — Washington, D.C., and its metro area.
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