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Definition of Metropolitan


  1. Of or pertaining to the capital or principal city of a country; as, metropolitan luxury.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or designating, a metropolitan or the presiding bishop of a country or province, his office, or his dignity; as, metropolitan authority.
  3. The superior or presiding bishop of a country or province.
  4. An archbishop.
  5. A bishop whose see is civil metropolis. His rank is intermediate between that of an archbishop and a patriarch.


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Metropolitan Translations

metropolitan in Spanish is metropolitano