Origin of metropolitan
Examples from the Web for metropolitan
One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Metropolitan Center did not have enough room to keep the 26 women overnight, so they had to drive out to Van Nuys Jail.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute has staged some truly fantastic shows over the past few years.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Carrie Bradshaw in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In June, the executive offices of the Metropolitan Opera were broken into and graffitied with obscene messages.
The Metropolitan Opera is the old-school Cadillac of arts institutions.
It was something to be in a metropolitan theatre, witnessing one of the great successes of the season.Dorothy Dale in the City|Margaret Penrose
The Metropolitan Railway is not here mentioned at all, for a similar reason.
So Paul got on to the metropolitan railway and alighted at the Temple Station.The Opal Serpent|Fergus Hume
The metropolitan church contains little that is attractive for antiquity or for beauty of the higher kind.Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice|Edward A. Freeman
It made a drive at the news columns of the metropolitan press on week days, and succeeded.My Adventures with Your Money|George Graham Rice
British Dictionary definitions for metropolitan
- Eastern Churches the head of an ecclesiastical province, ranking between archbishop and patriarch
- Church of England an archbishop
- RC Church an archbishop or bishop having authority in certain matters over the dioceses in his province