metropolitan borough


Definition of metropolitan borough

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

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Some opposition candidates quit their parties to run as independents in an attempt to keep control of key metropolitan boroughs. Anatoly Kurmanaev, WSJ, "Venezuela’s Ruling Party Dominates Local Elections," 11 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of metropolitan borough

1900, in the meaning defined above

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