noun me·trop·o·lite \mə̇‧ˈträpəˈlīt, meˈ-\

Definition of metropolite



  1. 1 :  metropolitan 1

  2. 2 :  a resident of a metropolis most metropolites feel at home only in their own block — Frederic Morton

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Origin and Etymology of metropolite

Late Latin metropolita, metropolites, from Late Greek mētropolitēs, from mētropolis + -itēs -ite — more at metropolis

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