noun, plural me·trop·o·lis·es.
Examples from the Web for metropolis
The town of Liqian sits on the edge of the Gobi desert, 200 miles from any metropolis, and 4,500 miles from Rome.
But in New York City, a metropolis with an abundance of concrete and very few fields of grass, a far more subtle display appears.
The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says.
The co-owner of Metropolis Collectables, Vincent has Wolverine mutton chops, a Tony Stark goatee, and Lex Luthor swagger.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All we really know so far is that there will be a football match between Gotham City University and Metropolis State University.
His influence also became more powerfully felt in the metropolis than before.
In this manner, he literally sang his way until within a few miles of the metropolis.The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain|William Carleton
The rapid extension of Christianity in the metropolis of the empire enhanced the influence and dignity of the Roman bishops.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
In all cases, whether in the metropolis or in the provinces, a police imposes an immediate and heavy burden on all householders.
That may be very good Dutch Flat poetry, but it won't do in the metropolis.Sketches New and Old, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)