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metro

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noun met·ro \ˈme-(ˌ)trō, in French context also mā-ˈ\

Definition of metro

plural

metros

  1. :  subway b

Origin and Etymology of metro

French métro, short for (chemin de fer) métropolitain metropolitan railroad


First Known Use: 1904

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adjective met·ro \ˈme-(ˌ)trō\

Definition of metro

1953

First Known Use of metro

1953


METRO Defined for English Language Learners

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metro

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noun met·ro \ˈme-(ˌ)trō, in French context also mā-ˈ\

Definition of metro for English Language Learners

  • : an underground railway system in some cities


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adjective met·ro \ˈme-(ˌ)trō\

Definition of metro for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a large city and sometimes to the area around it


Learn More about metro

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of metro Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about metro


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