micropolitan

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adjective mi·cro·pol·i·tan \ˌmī-krō-ˈpä-lə-tən\

Definition of micropolitan

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a population area that includes a city with 10,000 to 50,000 residents and its surrounding communities

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Origin and Etymology of micropolitan

micr- + 2metropolitan


First Known Use: 1982


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