nonmetro

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adjective non·met·ro \ ˌnän-ˈme-(ˌ)trō \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonmetro

:not of, relating to, or characteristic of a metropolis :nonmetropolitan
  • nonmetro counties
  • Even though nonmetropolitan population is growing faster than metro population, the nonmetro share of new homes has remained about 34%.
  • —Robert Guenther

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First Known Use of nonmetro

1950


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