metropolitan district

noun

any of the districts making up the metropolitan counties of England: since 1986 they have functioned as unitary authorities, forming the sole principal tier of local government. Each metropolitan district has an elected council responsible for education, social services, etcSee also district (def. 4)

Nearby words

  1. metroplasty,
  2. metroplex,
  3. metropolis,
  4. metropolitan,
  5. metropolitan county,
  6. metropolitan museum of art,
  7. metropolitan opera,
  8. metropolitanism,
  9. metropolitanize,
  10. metrorrhagia

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