metropole

noun met·ro·pole \ˈme‧trəˌpōl\

Definition of metropole

plural

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  1. 1 :  a chief town :  metropolis

  2. 2 :  a metropolitan see :  metropolis

  3. 3 :  a Salvation Army hostel

  4. 4 :  mother country — compare metropolis 2

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Origin and Etymology of metropole

French métropole, from Late Latin metropolis


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