metropolitan borough

noun

: any of numerous administrative divisions that with the City of London form Greater London

Examples of metropolitan borough in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some opposition candidates quit their parties to run as independents in an attempt to keep control of key metropolitan boroughs. Anatoly Kurmanaev, WSJ, 11 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of metropolitan borough was in 1900

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“Metropolitan borough.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metropolitan%20borough. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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