noun, plural me·trop·o·lis·es.
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Example sentences from the Web for metropolis
The city is incredibly violent for its size, on par with metropolises that dwarf the town.
These things, Gentlemen, are printed now-a-days; they are printed at Paris, one of the metropolises of thought!The Heavenly Father|Ernest Naville
But the army stopped far short of the new Edens and metropolises.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
But the pressing disc of the battle-front which had been lowering on Chicago, greatest of Earth's metropolises, was lifted.Invaders from the Infinite|John Wood Campbell