Metropolitan may refer to:

  • A metropolis
  • A metropolitan area
  • A metropole, "mother country", or central part of a colonizing state
  • Metropolitan bishop or archbishop, leader of an ecclesiastical "mother see"
  • As a cognate, a rapid transit system in an urban area

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Famous quotes containing the word metropolitan:

    In metropolitan cases, the love of the most single-eyed lover, almost invariably, is nothing more than the ultimate settling of innumerable wandering glances upon some one specific object.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)